Posted: Mon, February 23, 2015 | By: Past Projects
by Bwambale M. Robert
On Thursday 19th February 2015, I visited the Nyakiyumbu Widows Orphanage school to deliver items to them that were purchased and donated to them by the Embrace Global Change charity, in Tennessee, USA.
I delivered a computer set, and a microscope, and some medicines, to the Embrace Global Change laboratory, which is sponsored by Biba Kavass, who raised the money via a GoFundMe campaign.
All these medical items benefit the widows and the orphans studying at the Nyakiyumbu Widows Orphanage School.
I delivered the items with Mr. Ndyanabo David of Kasese Humanist Primary School, and with Rujumba Lamech Maate, who is the medical technician of The Pellissier Science Laboratory (PSL) at Kasese Humanist Primary School. PSL is funded by Bob Pellissier.
We set off for Nyakiyumbu at 2:00 PM and by 3:20, we were already at the Nyakiyumbu Widows Orphanage School. At the school, we were received by the School Head Teacher Ms Perezi who gave us the opportunity to say hello to the children.
We found a section of children at the school who comprised a Primary 3 class. The school runs 3 classes: Nursery Class, P.1, P.2 and P.3.
Total enrollment at the school was at 141.
We were impressed with their formation of an active School Management Committee and a Parents Teachers Association to ensure all school efforts and plans move in the right direction.
We also offered some tips on how they can go about improving on the academics of their school.
The children, School staff and the Widows group appreciated the donations and were so thankful to Biba Kavass of Embrace Global Change, to Hank Pellissier for mediating the support, and to Bwambale Robert, the gentleman behind the coordination effort.
There was also delivery of tokens of appreciations to the School Director and Staffs at the Nyakiyumbu Orphanage School.