Friday, 5 August 2016

Woman member of parliament promises to start a Girl Child Education Fund

The woman member of parliament Kabarole district Hon. Sylvia Rwabwogo has called upon leaders in the region & all people of good will to support her plans of starting a Girl Child Education Fund to help needy children. She said the foundation will provide support to both male & female children. Hon. Sylvia was in speaking live in the studios of HITS FM on ‘Orukurato” program that is aired live every Saturday 8:00pm- 10:00pm on 16th July, 2016.

Hon. Sylvia Rwabwogo Woman Member of Parliament Kabarole District
Hon. Sylvia said, her roles as a member of parliament include but not limited to legislation, oversight role and Representation. She fulfils the above by making consultative meetings, mobilizing people and supporting government programs, monitoring local government programs to make sure they are implemented as planned and passing budgets especially on local government programs.
While appearing on ToroDev’s on-going campaign on post election processes; where all leaders in the districts of Rwenzori sub region are mobilized to share their work plans for the period 2016-2021, the woman member of parliament said her 5 years term of office will focus on; Holding occasional consultative meetings where electorates will be required to share their opinions on a number of laws being worked on in the 10th parliament, lobbying with other leaders for increased budget of local governments, mobilizing communities to support & participate in government programs, building a strong education foundation by starting KANYAANA KA TOORO GIRL CHILD EDUCATION FUND, a project that will help raise funds for the needy, provide sanitary towels for girls especially those who fail to attend school while menstruating, fighting early pregnancies, cancer screening, immunizing against Hepatitis B to support health programs and also holding annual camps for girls to have commitments of staying in school and becoming important citizens in the country and helping them achieve their dreams among other things.

The 2 hours live discussion was joined by listeners through call-ins & Sms platforms; ‘’what plans is the member of parliament having for the youth especially those out of school?’’, asked Godwin Kitebe a caller from Rwimi in Kabarole district, ‘’School dropout rate is increasing in communities, what plans does the M.P have to curb down the ailment?’’, asked Teddy a caller from Katebwa sub county in Kabarole district.

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