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Photos: When Chaka Chaka Lit Up The Shule Foundation Charity Concert

Photos by Ruva Roy Collins/Chano8

Last weekend the Princess of Africa Yvonne Chaka Chaka was in the country for a good cause. She came to give her support to Shule Foundation an NGO that takes care of former street kids. The NGO is raisng funds to construct a schhool.

And dspite a power blackout and bad sound the spririt of the princess could not be dampened as she rolled back the years to put up a lively performance for the charity cause. 

The event which was organized by Shule Foundation founder Jackueline Wolfson in collaboration with several other partners and stake holders, was to raise funds for former street children now settled under the foundation and Chaka was invited as the headlining artiste and gladly accepted to perform free of charge.

Shule Foundation founded by Jacueline Wolfson affectionaley known as Auntie Jackie works with streets kids moving them from the slums into their interim house where they ‘detox’, receive counseling, reunite with their families and prepare to go back to school at their rehabilitation center to ‘give them their childhood back’.

Chaka Chaka with a beaming smile, and charm still oozing that raw natural beauty performed her popular songs like I’m in love with a DJ, Let him go, Freedom, My Mama Land and Unkombothi a lot of vigour as the fans cheered her on. Ghetto president H.E Bobi while who also doubles as member of parliament for Kyadondo East joined her in the cause alongside Rema.

We have compiled the highlights from the event that happened at Kampala Serena Hotel’s Victoria Hall.

Chaka Chaka sings for Bobi Wine and wife Barbie Kyagulanyi.

She dances with some of the former street children who have now found a home at Shule Foundation.

Chaka Chaka still oozes that beauty and charm that accompanies her musical talent.

She was joined on stage by Rema Namakula and a young Gladys to perform ‘Natural Woman’

The Wavamunos enjoying the concert. Gordon contributed 15 million.

Jehovah Shalom opened up performances with some beautiful acapella ballads.

Host Salvado Idringi joined them with his own freestyle performance.

Mike Mukula who was the first to bring Chaka Chaka to Uganda meets her son after the show

Chaka Chaka signs on the painting which was auctioned for millions.

A beautiful Rema described herself as ‘a younger version of Chaka Chaka’

The concert attracted a sizeable crowd that positively responded to the cry and contributed money by buying merchandise as well as pledging millions

Former street children now Under Shule Foundation using a dance routine to say ‘thank you’ to the crowd

Jacueline Wolfson the founder of Shule Foundation giving her remarks at the concert.

Bobi Wine and Nubian Lee performing at the charity concert

Prof Lekoa Solly Mollo, the South African High Commissioner was in buoyant mood at also pledged support to the school.

Balaam Barugahare of Balaam Marketing and Promotions Agency provided the sound and lighting for free.

Captain Mike Muklu and NBS TVs Agatha Loswash enjoying the show

                

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