Fact Check: “All Ugandan children can read & count”

Here are some facts: “Only about 50 percent of the children in Primary 3 were proficient in literacy and numeracy in a 2018 survey conducted by the Government.” UNICEF In its 2014 report, “Are our children learning? Literacy and Numeracy in Uganda,” UWEZO shared the following realities: One out of 10 children assessed in Primary… Continue reading Fact Check: “All Ugandan children can read & count”

Pupils bring money home

“While other parents of pupils in other schools say schools consume money, our pupils at certain times are able to go and withdraw money from their own bank accounts and take the money home.” Teacher Kawooya Benard Yes, yesterday, Friday 18th March 2022, I was fortunate to meet Teacher Kawooya Bernad of Mathematics Science Technology… Continue reading Pupils bring money home

Bridge the sports gender-gap

During my childhood, fifty years ago, females never played certain sports that were ring fenced as male only sports. It is noble and bold for Sports Women Connect Foundation, Entebbe, to choose to promote playing of rugby among girls and women as an avenue for mentoring and leadership training. On International Women's Day 2022 they… Continue reading Bridge the sports gender-gap