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Playing Games To Save Teenage Pregnancies

Last weekend, teenage mothers from all walks of life especially those who are less privileged  revived their childhood memories by playing games such as hoping to raise funds for remnant generation, a local charity organization that takes care of teenage mothers in Nateete- Busega.

The day’s event was meant to raise funds for teenage pregnancies and it took place at KCCA grounds with eight groups participating in games like dulu, rope skipping, kwepena, snakes and laddars among others.

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One of the participants playing one of the games.

The winning team (building tomorrow) won a trophy followed by Kalasa CBS and Team Nupira in that order by among those who excelled and excited the crowd was Barbie Kyagulanyi, wife to musician Bobi Wine who displayed skills in kwepena. Even former Miss Uganda Leah Kalanguka was someone to watch as she also proved that beauty aside, she can also play sports as well.

Organized by Sandra Sekamwa  foundation in partnership with Cheza, the event had The Remnant generation which is an organization that takes care of teenage mothers who can’t take care of themselves, most of whom are victims of rape or have been abandoned by their partners and parents. The organization is run by Ms Annabel Nakagiri Ssebakigye.

some-of-the-participants

“we help teenage mothers by empowering them to engage in activities like sewing, barking and knitting among other activities which enables them earn a little that they use to look after themselves and their babies where necessary.” said Nakagiri.

 

 

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