MUKONO — Umoja International French school this week organised a cultural environment gala to share with their fellow students how important this is to for the years to come.
The kids shared their valuable messages through poems, cultural dances, and displaying of placards among other materials.
Speaking at the event, George Kagimu , the Mayor Mukono Municipality said that the project is very important in Uganda and “it is our responsibility to protect our environment and the fact that is French speaking school it is an opportunity as well”.
“I was in France for 1 year and learning another language is good, this gave me me right idea. I will be happy that if they introduce short courses and other practical elements and will be the first one to send my staff to lead by example.
Mukono is becoming a city in 3 years and with such, he asked the school directors introduced.
His Excellency Jules Armand Aniamboussu, the French Ambassador to Uganda who was the guest of honor revealed that he has met youthful climate activists allover the world and the previous week, he had a meeting with Vanessa Nakate a young and passionate activist.
“The sensitisation of more youth makes more meaning and that is why we have participated together for more than one hour which is a symbolic ceremony done by planting tree to protect the environment that each one of us lives in,” he noted.
Mr. Vincet Salama, the director KK group
Said ; “The moment you are out of Uganda that when you understand the value of French. I was in DRC and Burundi but transiting business was an big challenge and remember while in Namilyango College how we took this lightly. It is hard to get an international job withoout being bilingual and I have tasked by children to take up this and will be the first one to enroll here.”
Umoja schools started in 2003 with over 30 kids giving an extra hand to refuge children and now it caters for more 400 sudents from Kenya, Tanzania , Rwanda, Burudi and others from West Africa.
The school also has some Ugandansare anglophone.