Humanity First Uganda, donated scholastic materials and equipment to St. Francis Secondary School for the Blind – Madera in Soroti district. The items will boosted the academic performance of students with disabilities. The donated items included 100 boxes of braille paper and playing footballs, which were meant to boost the academic performance of students with disabilities. The items were received by Sr. Agwang Winfred Mary, the school’s head teacher applauded Humanity First for being considerate.
Sr. Agwang Winfred Mary urged the Humanity First Uganda to make the programme sustainable, calling on development partners to emulate the spirit of donating to the needy. She challenged caretakers of students with disabilities to send their children to school in time so as to achieve academic excellence. “Last year, we spent millions of money to acquire braille paper since it’s expansive and not easy to access, but thanks to God for bringing Humanity First Uganda to rescue us.” Agwang said.
Charles Okula, the school’s board member, could not hide his excitement. He said the donation will go a long way to improve service delivery for people with disabilities. Okula said they had been using the less-expensive paper that is not liked by students.