2015 SENIOR ONE STUDENTS – BISHOPS SCHOOL

SURNAME: NAKATO FIRST NAME: MARIA GORRET DATE OF BIRTH: 11- November-2000 PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Kirwanyi- Nakisunga Mukono District HOBBIES: Singing and swimming Maria Gorret is a 15 years old and is the first born in a family of six children, she is born to the late Godfrey Wandera and Nakigozi Monica. Her father Wandera died sometime in January 2000 after he was poisoned by his brother over family wrangles. After the burial ceremony of Maria’s father, her mother together with the siblings stayed in their homestead for a while (6 months). Monica was due to give birth to Gorret’s sibling; she...

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NABUKEERA GRACE’S STORY

Grace is married with three children. She is such a hard working individual who is determined to venture into various activities to earn a living. She has been a key individual in improving her family livelihood. This has been possible due to the different skills Grace has acquired from the different LEAP sessions. She learnt that team work and creativity are key for an individual to succeed. With passion in Health and Agriculture, Grace started venturing into garlic growing where she hopes to replant all the seeds that she will get from the first garlic garden she planted. She hopes to...

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MEET NAMUKISA JACKIE

One of the key outcomes of the Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Apprenticeship Program is increased employability skills for the youth. Namukisa Jackie is a youth who has been living with her sister in a two roomed rental house in Katoogo village. For a long time, Jackie has been struggling to find what to eat and provide herself with other basic needs. To make ends meet, she would look for gardens and dig to get an income. Jackie says she never had any idea of how to use money profitably. No one had ever spoken to her about financial planning and savings. Her income was not only...

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Nakalanzi Proscovia

I was born on 15 November1984. I am a daughter of the late Mpagi John and late Najjuma Jane, making me a total orphan. My home village is Kirwanyi, Nakisunga Sub-county, Mukono District, Uganda. I went to Seeta-Nazigo Primary School, secondary in Seeta College (O level) and Eagle’s Nest Senior (A level). I lived with my father and step-mother until he died of HIIV in 1995 when I was in primary four. My mother died in 2003 when I was in senior five. This was and still is a very difficult situation, but God is making wonders for me. Being an orphan did not make me discouraged. I was so...

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