Annual Kyotera Charity Health run
Saturday, March 7, 2020
•Start & Finish: Kasambya play grounds, Rakai (Time – 7:00 AM)
•THEME: “Improvement of Menstrual Health Management among rural school girls.”
•Kits cost 20,000/= each (Available at Sam Buyer Flat, Old Bukoba Road, Kyotera Town – Kyotera District)
The 3rd edition of the Kyotera Health run will be held on Saturday, March 7th, 2020 with the start and finishing points at Kasambya playgrounds in Rakai District.
The event is organised by Droty Dreams of Tropical Youth Uganda. This year the run will champion for improved sanitation in Rakai District.
The key objective of this run is to raise proceeds that will be used to support construction of private latrines for girls in rural schools.
Improvement of the menstrual hygiene management among rural adolescent school girls is also the other objective of the run.
Arnold Timothy Ssessaazi, a Co-director at Droty Dreams of the Tropical Youth Uganda has urged people to purchase tickets which will cost Shs 20000 per head for the run
“We encourage many people as possible to join the us for the purpose of helping improved menstrual hygiene of the rural girl child, more sanitary facilities and also fronting their education right.” Tickets are available and we call everyone to purchase as many as possible.”
The previous two runs have inspired for 4 private latrines, 4 incinerators, changing rooms and 4 hand washing facilities have been constructed in 4 rural primary schools with appalling toilet facilities.
The chief run for this year’s edition is Human rights activist Hon. Dr. Miria Matembe.
Several Schools in Kyotera and the surrounding area are expected to take part in the run.
The expected schools as St Jude Kaleere Migongo (Nabigassa sub country), St Charles Lwanga – Kyotera, Kyotera Primary school, Sacred Heart Secondary School, Caltec Academy Makerere, Kiteredde, Rakai Primary Teachers College, among others will send participants.