NEWS- Kisoro Demonstration Primary School pupils with disabilities are set to represent Uganda in the East African scouts competitions after emerging National champions in the recently concluded competitions in Wakiso district.
The competition that took one week was concluded on Thursday August 18th 2022. Kisoro Demonstration Primary School is located along former Kisoro-Cyanika road near Primary teachers college in Kisoro Municipality.
The school had sent a delegation of 16 pupils including boys and girls with different disabilities ranging from blindness, deafness, hearing impairment among others to take part in the competitions held in Kazi, Wakiso district.
In an interview with www.theinformerug.com , scout teachers at Kisoro Demonstration Primary School were excited to lead their pupils to the National success saying that it will motivate them to achieve more. They revealed that pupils emerged winners in both categories for deaf girls and blind boys and were given two trophies in presence of president Museveni, the guest of honour.
They asked parents of children with different disabilities not to hinder their abilities to compete in any competition including sports.
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The Kisoro district scouts commissioner, Musinguzi Wensislas commended Kisoro Municipality Education department and management of Kisoro Demonstration for facilitating the delegation throughout the competition.
He added that the scouting activity is at its peak in the district despite financial limitations that make it difficult for some schools to participate.
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The Kisoro municipality principal education officer, Nkurikiyimana Gerald congratulated participant pupils, their trainers and the entire School Community for putting Kisoro municipality on the National map urging them to continue with the same spirit.
Nkuriyimana pledged the municipality’s continued support to the team and school when pupils go for east African competitions.
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www.theinformerug.com spoke to one blind participant, Niyonshima Talent, who expressed joy for the milestone saying that he did not believe in himself before. Niyonshima encouraged fellow blinds, deaf and those who cannot speak not to lose hope in their lives because disability is not inability.
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Meanwhile, this is the second time Kisoro Demonstration Primary School is representing Uganda in the East African scouts competitions for pupils with disabilities, first time being before covid-19. The venue and date for this year’s competition have not yet been confirmed.TRENDING! WATCH: Video of MUBS student mercilessly being chewed by boyfriend leaks, social media up in flames