As part of the commemoration of the Africa Public Service day, that falls n the 22nd June of every year. Uganda celebrated the day to highlight achievements realized in service . The celebrations for Public Service for 2018 were decentralized to District Local Governments throughout the country.
The ministry of Public Service fulfilled its social corporate responsibility to the public when a Team led by Mary Akurut Principal Human Resource Officer to hand over Television set 43 inches fully connected with DSTV and a Sewing Machine worth 5 million shillings. These items will go a long way to support the children, the TV set will provide entertainment for the children to feel at home and the sewing machine to repair their clothes and also provide skills to the teachers to train the growing children in tailoring skills.
Esther Nyamahunge Probation Officer at the reception centre hailed the ministry for its love for the children and pledged to put to proper use these items for the betterment of the children . Esther revealed that the biggest percentage of funding is from GoU through Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.The children’s home accommodates a total of 103 children , 40 girls and 63 boys with the youngest at 3 months while the eldest is 20 years.