A sexual health educator went out into the rural villages of Burma to educate the women on how to use condoms. She (the educator) demonstrated how to put a condom on using a bamboo stick since that was all she had. When she returned, many years later, she was surprised to see many children and babies around. “Why do you have so many children?” the educator asked. “Come,” a woman villager ushered the educator to the bamboo fence behind the houses, which was covered in latex condoms. “We put the condoms on the bamboo, just like you instructed us to, but we still got pregnant…..
A story told to the GROW interns by Zar Zar