Royal Life Saving Society Uganda

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Royal Life Saving Society Uganda Present Water Safety In The Second Reach A Hand Uganda Annual Youth Camp Attended By Youth From Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda And Burundi

Date: 27 April 2015-2nd May 2015.

The Annual Youth Health Camp involved 625 young people from all over Uganda, some delegates from Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi and Southern Sudan at Hana Mixed School for a week long residential camp, with a lot of education and fun.

 

The schools that send many youth were Atlas High School, Bishop Cyrian High School, Mariam High School, Kisubi Mapera High School, Kiwoko S.S, Katale Mordern S.S, Mbogo High School, Emma High School, Bethany High School, Hana Mixed School; Sir. Apollo Kaggwa High School, Kamda S.S among others

 

The organisation that were involved included Baylor Uganda, Uganda Red Cross Society, KYUKA Youth Outreach, DSW, Royal Life Saving Society Uganda, Nembabazi, Love Matters, Rutgers WPF, NBS Television, Events Ware House, MTV Staying Alive Foundation, Pepsi, Standard Chartered, Segal Family Foundation, UNESCO

 

Royal Life Saving Society Uganda was represented by its volunteers -Mathews who coordinated the event Austin, Julius, David and Four children who were initial trained in Kigungu (Kafuko Celestine, mwanga Kenneth Emmanuel Mewedo,t(Lame), Mbale and Innocent. Nerry who recently almost drown in open water and was saved by Austin also participated and had started to learn the breast stroke.

 

Royal Life Saving Society Uganda was mandated to deliver water safety hence started by delivering water safety in a room that was allocated to it since all organisations that were involved were allocated rooms to show case their activities . During the third day Royal Life Saving Society Uganda decided to move to the swimming pool where it delivered the theory by the swimming Pool side and also the practicals in the swimming pool.

 

There were many learners that were taken through basics of floating and advancing to crawl and Breast stroke. Kafuko Celestine, mwanga Kenneth Emmanuel Mewedo(Lame), were made to swim in the deep end to monitor those that were swimming in the deep end while some of the members monitored from outside the swimming pool. In the deep end some participants were weak swimmers and almost drown hence mwanga Kenneth Emmanuel Mewedo(Lame) found himself rescuing 6 people within two days.

The event came to an end on Saturday 2nd May 2015 with delivering of certificates to Schools and organisation that participated in the event by Reach a Hand Uganda. Royal Life saving Society Uganda Certificate was picked up by Mathew Ochola.

 

Updated: December 26, 2015 — 6:40 pm
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