|Posted by Bwambale Robert on June 21, 2012 at 5:00 AM|
On 20th.June 2012, we hosted a team of four visitors led by Steve Hurd of the Uganda Humanist Schools Trust UK, a charity organization running the 3 humanist secondary schools based in Uganda namely The Mustard Seed Secondary School in Lugazi, Sir Isaac Newton High school in Masaka and the Fairview Secondary School in Mpigi. All the three secondory schools are owned by local Ugandan humanists.
Steve Hurd came along with his wife Hilary and Mike together with his wife Gloria Milne. They were warmly received at the school by both the school Head Teacher and the School Director Bwambale Robert. The visitors arrived at the school at 2:00 PM, headed straight to the Head Teachers Office,signed the visitors Book and were moved around the school, the visitors visited the computer room and the KUHA Office which houses the Office of the School Director & the Bursars' Office. The school is located in railway village in Kasese Municipality.
At the KUHA Office, the visitors were welcomed by Bwambale Robert who is the School Project Director at the same time Founder and Executive Director of Kasese United Humanist Association.
At the KUHA OFFICE the visitors signed the Visitors Book and thereafter were led to meet the children who were anxiously ready to meet the visitors.
In opening remarks, the school Head teacher Mr. Masereka Ndyanabo David welcomed the visitors to the school,introduced his Staff to the visitors and presented a report about the school .to Mr Steve Hurd and his team.
Bwambale Robert was given platform to air out something to the gathering. In his short speech,Bwambale Robert welcomed the visitors to the school and thanked them to have come to the school. He informed the visitors about the brief history of the school, past and current enrollment and the school purpose.
Mr. Steve made a brief speech to the gathering which comprised of children, teachers, members of KUHA and the Area Community Leader. Mr Steve said that he was very happy to be hosted at the school and talk to the children and said that he is looking forward to know more about our school and complemented that its a good start. He was so happy with the way our school has developed in such a short time and complimented the works of the School Director for having spearheaded such a cause in the area. Mr Steve also thanked the school management and the teachers for the work they are doing and was happy to see our Local Community leader present at the function. The local area chairman thanked the visitors for having dedicated their precious time to visit Kasese Humanist Primary School.
Mr.Steve came along with his wife Hilary and his other colleague Mike together with his wife Gloria Milne.
The School Choir presented some few songs and a Science Poem to entertain the visitors. The event took place under a tree shade at the school site and the children had made placards with secular messages written on them as gestures portraying the school purpose. Some had words like “we love Humanism”, “we are products of nature”, “I am proud to think for myself”, I am a Humanist, I am a freethinker, With science,we can progress. It was a colourful event and both the children, teachers,the visitors and the entire school management had a great time. The event ended at 4:30 PM.
Photos and videos about the visit can be accessed on our webite at www.kasesehumanistschool.webs.com , Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/kasesehumanistprimaryschool and You Tube http://www.youtube.com/user/Kuhaschoolproject