Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Prioritize the Education of children in the District

The Kasese District Vice chairperson Mrs. Naume Mbambu has appealed to all Education stakeholders in the district to prioritize the education of children in the district if they are to have a bright future.
Mrs. Naume Mbambu made the remarks last evening while presiding over the Go to school, back to school, and stay in school campaign at Kyabarungira Primary school in Kyabarungira sub-county, Kasese district.
Mrs. Naume called for collective efforts from parents, teachers and children such that the education standard in the sub-county and the entire district is uplifted.
She encouraged all school going children especially the girl child to desist from practices that would hinder them from their education progress.
An official from the Kasese district Education department Mr. Constantine Baluku urged school going children to be focused, and ensure that they complete school describing Education as a future investment.
The function which was organized by the Girl’s Education Movement (GEM) was characterized by pupils matching with a band from Kyabarungira Primary school to Rwesande trading centre and back.
A debate between the education stakeholders including parents was also organised. During the debate participants discussed the motion “ignorance of parents about the importance of girls’ education is the leading barriers to the girl’s education”.
The launch of the campaign attracted participants from Kyabarungira Primary school, Kiribaho Primary school, Kabatunda Primary school, Kiribaho SDA Primary school, Kasambya SDA Primary school and Bwesumbu SDA Primary school among others.