KAMPALA —Victoria University has offered Sharon Mbabazi, the well known brick maker a partial scholarship to pursue a graduate course.
The recent graduate whose life story went viral as a brick maker to raise tuition fees will be joining Victoria University to pursue a Masters in Public Administration and Management in the March intake.
The Vice Chancellor-Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma has also vowed to make a personal partial contribution to her remaining tuition fees.
Rotarian Kabyanga Milly Felix has also offered to pay part of the fees of Sharon Mbabazi whose amazing lifestyle defies gender and cultural bias.
Born to Steven Ssemasaka and Margaret Nagasha, in a family of five raised in Masoli- Gayaza Wakiso district, Mbabazi’s life has always been steeped in abject .
In an earlier interview, Mbabazi recalled her early childhood as a time of pain from being rejected by her peers because she came from a peasant family.
“During my kindergarten, children would laugh at my tattered uniform and a lack of break time snacks. No one wanted to sit next to me. I had no friends. Teachers would force them to sit with me but they would complain that I had a bad ordour,” Mbabazi said.