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Nkumba University Rotaract club guide Entebbe Comprehensive students on career paths

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Nkumba University Rotaract club members traveled to Entebbe Comprehensive Senior secondary school on 16th September 2022 for career guidance.

The Rotaract club partnered with Munange Counseling Association to guide students on academic Career choices and goals. The partnership also saw Munange counseling Association counselors giving psycho social support targeting post COVID effects on the lives of students.

Moments to remember. 📷 Adam M.

The Rotaract delegation included the president and her team whereas Nantale Jamilah and Lutaaya Ashiraf were the counselors from Munange Counseling Association.

Over 30 teenagers were tipped on key career determinants.

The youngsters exhibited excitement as they engaged with varsity students in what turned out to be inspirational.

Adam Mulinde capturing the moments. 📷 Adam M.

Rotaractors advised high school teenagers to set goals if they are to achieve their career aspirations.

According to Adam Mulinde, the projects director- Rotaract club of Nkumba University, the purpose was to help students understand how academic decisions they make may turn out to either favor them or bring them down, “when we guide young people in making academic decisions, it is important that we throw a more comprehensive explanation to help them understanding how decisions impact their career paths. Whereas some decisions turn out good, others may not therefore, it is through such developmental programs that students are helped to make and implement informed educational and occupational choices”.

September is the Basic Education and Literacy Month, we are doing this in fulfillment of the month’s theme which is also Rotary’s 5th area of focus. We have equipped them with first hand information on how best to make academic choices.This is a stage at which people develop to make mature and informed decisions. We believe that knowing which career is marketable in the employment world can help them concretize their academic focus,” said Rinah Ampa, the president of the Rotaract club of Nkumba.

Founded in 1996, Rotaract club of Nkumba University continues to deliver Rotary’s call for humanitarian service. With close to 50 members, the club has won humanitarian service awards for their relentless service to the community.

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Simon Peter Nashonji
Simon Peter Nashonji
Nashonji Simon Peter is a dynamic and multi-faceted team leader, renowned for his exceptional interpersonal skills. Having graduated with a Diploma in Journalism, Nashonji is on the cusp of completing his Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Public Relations at Nkumba University. He picked his niche and started writing with Chimp Reports in 2018. Since then, he has authored and published over 500 articles that cover Business trends, Politics, Health, Sports, and Environment. To master his craft, Nashonji offered to volunteer as an Editor of Nkumba University's News Website in 2022, a position he has held to date. On 1st July 2023, He joined the Editorial team of Ubuntu’ Magazine, a Rotary District 9214 (Uganda and Tazania) Monthly News product. Beyond the realm of academia, Nashonji is deeply involved in the governance of Airforce Senior Secondary School his Alma Mata, where he serves as a member on the Board of Directors. He is currently, the President Airforce S.S.S Alumni Society, President Samia Student's Association of Nkumba University and at the same time President of the Media Challenge Fellowship, 2023 cohort. "Opportunities multiply as they are seized and only dwindle when neglected."
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