Well wisher gives students sanitary pads
Students from St. Marys Namalasire girl’s secondary school in Matungu Sub County received sanitary towels from a well wisher Peter Oscar Nabulindo, a businessman from the area.
The school deputy principal Mrs. Lilian Inganga appreciated the move saying the towels will help students to have enough time in school without the interruptions that make some students to stay at home when their periods come because of poverty.
She said she has been facing a challenges when students ask for permission to go home during their monthly period because it makes them to loose a lot in class while at home.
The School head girl who spoke on behalf of other girls thanked Mr. Nabulindo for the gesture promising to work hard after getting towels which will enable them to stay at school all the time.
Mr. Nabulindo who donated the towels to the school said he wanted to support the girl child education in Matungu Sub County and brighten their future through education. He said girls are very vulnerable in the area and they do not go far in their education promising to try and change the situation.
Mr. Nabulindo was accompanied by his wife Susan Nabulindo who is lawyer and inspector Elizabeth Chesoi from Matungu police station who gave the students a motivational speech to work hard.
Inspector Elizabeth Chesoi asked the students to put God first in everything they do if they want to succeed, have respect to everyone and be hardworking so as to get good results that will take them to institutions of higher learning and become role models in the society.
Susan Nabulindo said they had initiated the the project for the sake of the girl child promising that they will go to all schools in Matungu giving sanitary towels in a move to encourage girls stay at school at all times without disturbance during their monthly period days.
Mrs. Nabulindo asked other well wishers and leaders in the area to come in and give a hand to support the girls education to change the community of Matungu through education.