Namugongo - Kira Town, Kampala Uganda
Don Bosco Child And Life Mission - CALM
The first day, Br. Hubert Twagirayezu, the Administrator of Don Bosco – CALM and Don Bosco Primary School, took us on guided tour of Don Bosco Calm. We saw different departments where the poor vulnerable children live. The Chapel, the dining hall, dormitories, stores, Kitchen, the T.V room, Room for music equipments, the spacious play grounds, for foot ball, basket ball. We also had to look at the farm, poultry, Geese/ducks, the piggery, the milk cows, goats. We also saw for ourselves big garden where Don Bosco Calm children carry out gardening activities where arrange of food crops are produced; Banana plantation, beans, maize, sweet potatoes different types of vegetables and fodder for the animals.The guided tour ran from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. A tiring tour that gave us an insight into Bon Bosco Calm activities. Later in the day we had joint lunch with some soft drinks (sodas).
The second day, Fr. Jean Marie, the Rector and Director of Don Bosco Calm and Don Bosco primary School, organized a tax to transport teachers and the head teacher to Mother Majeri Boarding primary school for educational tour. Mother Majeri boarding primary school is found in Wakiso District, kira municipal council in Bweyogerere kirinya. It’s one of the performing schools in Wakiso District. The school was not in session but the teachers, administrators were present at school preparing work for term 1. On reaching we were welcomed and had a briefing from the head teacher Mr. Basembeza Peter. In the head teachers office, the thanked us for having chosen their school and encouraged us to work hard to lift up our school, Don Bosco primary school. He even promised to collaborate with pertaining matters of the school, exchange of exams.
Every year, Don Bosco CALM Namugongo has a surprise. This year 2016 we had a pleasant surprise. God sent us twenty five (25) new boys, all poor and vulnerable. All are in Primary level which means that we don’t have any boy in Secondary level. The youngest of the new boys is 5 years of age. Five boys are Primary one; three boys are in Primary two, three boys are in Primary three, twelve boys in Primary four and lastly two boys in Primary six.