In a heartfelt tribute to the late Bank of Uganda Governor, Tumusiime Mutebile, the Mutebile Foundation recently made a significant contribution to the environment. The foundation generously donated 10,000 trees valued at Ugx. 35M to five schools in the greater Kabale region. This initiative doesn’t only honor Governor Mutebile’s memory but also serves as a beacon for environmental conservation and skills development (education).

Details of the Donation:

The trees donated were a mixture of fruit trees, comprising various species such as Eucalyptus, Grafted Mangoes, Hass Avocado, Oranges, Guavas, and Calliandra, which were sourced from esteemed suppliers: Amino Concepts Limited in Kawanda and NFA Mbarara. The schools that benefit from this noble cause are St. Barnabas Secondary School in Karujanga, Kabale District; Kigezi High School in Kabale Municipality; Bukinda Secondary School in Rukiga; Bubare Secondary School, and Kishanje Highlands in Rubanda District.

Gratitude and Commendation:

Following the handover ceremony of 10,000 tree seedlings at the residence of the late Prof. in Ruhita village, Northern Division, Kabale Municipality representatives from the recipient schools expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the Mutebile Foundation. They commended the foundation for its dedication to environmental conservation, a cause deeply cherished by the late Governor Tumusiime Mutebile.

Dr. Frank Michael Tweheyo Ssalongo, the representative of the Tumusiime Mutebile Foundation, highlighted the foundation’s vision of “A better world for everyone”. He emphasized that the distribution of tree seedlings to schools aims to instill environmental consciousness among students. The foundation believes that this initiative will not only contribute to a greener environment but also promote good health within the community through the fruits yielded by these trees and tree planting skills development.

Preserving a Legacy:

The Tumusiime Mutebile Foundation’s dedication to preserving the late Governor Tumusiime Mutebile’s legacy is evident in their integrated approach of nurturing the love for the community, environment, and education to ensure a lasting impact.

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