Greetings from all of us at the Kitega Centre Uganda, the last few weeks were full of blessing and joy having our own papa, Canon Silas Musoke and Janette Musoke celebrating their Coral wedding anniversary and 40 years in Church Ministry
There is promising progress observed at the Centre, we continue to provide several skills to support independent living for the children.
Allen and Nicholas joined the Centre family at the beginning of September, and we welcome them with a lot of love and passion to support them in advocating for their rights.
We are excited about the response of the community in supporting children with disabilities and bringing them at the centre,.
Sign language education is greatly improving communication of the deaf children,Robert, Brain, Hannigton and Sharif are progressing.
Practical lessons in sign language are very important as its one way to master and language, “practicing the language is the only way to learn and master it … ” says Derrick the sign language instructor.
sign language lesson being held in the demonstration garden with the children.
Umoja house update
The Pillars are going up! We are thankful for all the contributions that are making Umoja House a reality. We still have a long way to go, however we are encouraged by the progress.
Umoja house will provide more community space to help with several activities at the Centre.
Community development Program.
Functional adult literacy (FAL)
Meet Kizito a member of wasswa FAL centre, we met him on his farm and he was happy to tell us about his Functional Adult literacy journey; he has now started a small farm.
“We learnt a lot of better methods of farming which i tried my best to put them into active practices and now am getting positive results”says Muzee kizito
Over 30 new members have registered to take part in the two year course of functional adult literacy (FAL), in Bulyantente, our newest FAL community.
Ongoing monitoring visits and support by the prison coordinators gives; positive reports and testimonies from inmates on how their lives and mindsets are changing. On other hand, we thank our church mission volunteers who are doing great work to ensure hope is restored in inmates.
The youth group are working together to improve the compound of the Centre, leveling and replanting of grass to give the place a new 10 year look.
We now have a reason to celebrate; the structure of the Mill is almost complete! Thankful to all the VICOBA groups for the participation in this project that is expected to improve livelihoods. A few details are left and we are hopeful that the mill will produce its first flour by the end of this October 2019.
Capacity building program.
With the support of our international volunteer – Linda, a group of 15 local community volunteers are undergoing a counselling course program for a few weeks to equip them in counselling skills, they are expected to become community counselors to help several community members.
Katungulu primary school was blessed with water filters from the centre , this will provide safe drinking water for the pupils as they attend school.
Thank you so much!!! stay blessed.