Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hima Cement has commissioned and handed over a newly constructed girls’ dormitory at Luzinga Secondary School in Kamuli District.
The ceremony that was presided over by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, took place on Oct. 10 at the school and was attended by the students, teachers, and members of the board, parents of the school.
Speaking at the handover ceremony, Israel Tinkasimiire, the company’s sales director said that the support was aimed at improving lives of students.
Tinkasimiire said that they would continue to support the government’s efforts in the initiatives of health, education, environment and employment.
“The dormitory we have donated today is one of the many social investments we have made in communities around the country,” he said. With a female population of 384 students currently, the school is confident that 300 of these will now be housed in the new facility. Kadaga said that the investment by Hima was a big gesture for supporting the girl child education and that she was honored to be part of it.
“Allow me convey my gratitude to Hima Cement for their contribution to Luzinga Sec. School, for supporting & facilitating the female students’ learning process. As an advocate for the girl child, I’m honored to be a part of this handover ceremony.” Hon. Rebecca Kadaga #HimaCares pic.twitter.com/HRoTWXnT9l
— Lafarge Hima Cement (@HimaCement) October 11, 2019
We are honored to be joined by the Honorable Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga in Kamuli District who will be officiating today as we commission and handover a girls’ dormitory facility at Luzinga Secondary School. #HimaCares pic.twitter.com/zUcvSQhhcS
— Lafarge Hima Cement (@HimaCement) October 10, 2019