A simple presentation for farmers to learn the importance of organization, coordination and complementation to solve community problems.
FARM TALES No Mouse is an island No Mouse is an island
In a faraway farm, there lived happily a farmer and hisIn a faraway farm, there lived happily a farmer and his wife but they were annoyed by a small family of mice who also lived in the farm
One day, from inside his mouse hole, the mouse discovered . that the farmer received a gift at the mailbox !mailbox ! Aha! What could it be ??? Cheese? Chocolates? Tarts?
When the gift was opened. It yielded a MOUSE TRAP !MOUSE TRAP !
Frantic. The mouse ran to the chicken to say: Hey the farmer has a MOUSE TRAP ! What will we do? MOUSE TRAP !? Huh! It is none of my concern
Sad about the chickens indifference, the mouse ran to the pig and said: Hey the farmer has a MOUSE TRAP ! What will we do? MOUSE TRAP !? Hmph.I am too big to be caught in it
Sad about the pigs indifference, the mouse ran to the cow and said: Hey the farmer has a MOUSE TRAP ! What will we do? MOUSE TRAP !? It is none of my problem ! Moooooooo.
On that night the mouse trap was set with a yummy piece of cheese
In the morning. The farmers wife exclaimed ! There is something caughtThere is something caught in the MOUSE TRAP !
Only to find out. is was a SNAKE that got caught in the MOUSE TRAP The vicious snake bit the farmers wife !The vicious snake bit the farmers wife !
The farmers wife fell seriously ill and she needed nutritious food.. as advised by the doctor
The farmer slaughtered the chicken to make soup for his ailing wifefor his ailing wife
Friends and relatives visited the farmers wife everyday towife everyday to comfort and wish her well
The farmer slaughtered and roasted the pig . to feed the many visitors everyday!the many visitors everyday!
Unfortunately, the farmers wife died and more relatives and friendsdied and more relatives and friends came for the wake and funeral
Alas. the farmer had to slaughter the cow in order to feed the gueststhe cow in order to feed the guests who sympathized with them.
The mouse trap problem proved toThe mouse trap problem proved to be an issue that concerned all the other farm animals not only the mouse.
Every problem has its effect and chain of effects that involves not only one person or group of persons . but the whole community. Problem solving entails an analysis of its cause and effects that should lead to acause and effects that should lead to a solution and needs everybodys participation.