School: On page 6, a man asks Frank to provide schooling for his children because it’s important they receive education
Education: On page 9, Tweisigye takes education seriously so he can get out of poverty
Education: On page 13, education is needed to help escape the AIDS epidemic
Children: On page 20, children are valued for labor
Family: On page 25, Tweisigye would have given up his trip to America to spend time with his brother in his last year and a half of life
Mothers: On page 40, Twesi values his mother. She provided him strength when he was hurt
Family: On page 46, Twesi dad is outraged that he wants to marry someone without even knowing much about her family
Independence: On page 71, As children grow older they value independence from their parents
Prayer/Faith: On page 81, Prayer is a very large and important part of a family’s life. They spend every Friday night fasting and praying.
Soccer: On page 104, Soccer is a very popular sport in the village that is played by many.
Clean drinking Water: On page 108, Clean drinking water is something that a large part of the village does not have and they desperately need it to avoid sickness.
Sons: On page 112, Sons are good investments for families and so they are generally valued more than daughters.
Clean Water: On page 156,The pub owner was extremely grateful for the clean water because it stopped people from getting sick off his beer.
Goats/Chickens: On page 176, These animals are important resources for families. Scovia’s family had to sell one to pay for her stay in the hospital.
Faith: On page 182, Faith was so important to some people that they risked punishment by the local militia in order to continuing practicing their Christian faith.
Grandmas: On page 244, Grandmas were important members of the family. They cared for their family plus their grandchildren that were orphaned due to the AIDS epidemic.