The Official Opening of the CCALP
Over 600 people attended an official opening of the CCALP on 5th October 2007. The joyful day was officially opened by Madam Joyce Nape, the secretary general National Council for Children.
The CCALP (MVU) strategic plan for 2006 and 2007 was financially supported by Samaritan Purse’s volunteers from Canada and USA, and this enabled CCALP to:
· Construct seven classes for the CCALP
· Provide school feeding for 360 orphans and vulnerable children at the CCALP
· Provide uniform to 240 orphans and vulnerable children
· Buy enough desks, texts books and other learning materials needed by the Center
· Buy 6000 litres water tank and filter
· Pay for the teachers salaries
· Build some three roomed houses for the most needy families of Kintu
· Provide simple beddings to the most needy orphans in Nansana Community
· Provide medication and treatment to children living with HIV/AIDS
The fundraising team was lead by Jacqueline Plante and Douglas Wilson, volunteers from Canada and USA.
Other invited guest were the director A to Z Children's Charity, Uganda Pioneers Association, Nsumbi Vision for Development, Probation Officer Wakiso district, District Education officer,Community Development officer, Head Master of the Nansana SDA Primary school. Indeed, this was a very glorious and memorable day.
Farewell to Jacqueline Plante and Douglas Wilson
The official opening was ended with a farewell party of our long standing volunteers Jacqueline plante and Douglas Wilson. Both of these individuals began working with CCALP in October 2006. They worked tirelessly in providing learning materials, medical care, counseling, teachers salaries, administration support, teaching, school feeding, clothes, building expenses for orphanage homes and CCALP Community Primary Schools.
CCALP (Mentor Volunteers Uganda), together with Nansana Community Primary School awarded Jackie and Douglas certificates of appreciation in recognition of all their efforts.
Speech Day Celebration
Nansana Community Primary School with CCALP also celebrated annual speech day about 360 children accompanied by their guardians and several local leaders also participated in the program.
The activity was carried out at Nansana Community Primary School. Children took part in singing, marching and parade demonstrations and poems. The guest of honor donated 2 footballs and 2 netballs as a sign that children should also grow physically. The donation was received by Namawejje Eva (head girl) and Mulyanti Eria (head boy). The guest speaker, the Inspector of Schools, encouraged pupils to always continue their education so that they can grow up and become self reliant adults in our society.
Program Director - Segawa Ephraim
Centre for Child Advocacy and Life Planning
Po Box 30600 Kampala Uganda
Tel + 256 77 2615755