Buikwe – At least 90 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) including children received mobility equipment mainly wheelchairs on Wednesday morning.
The donation was courtesy of Father’s Heart Mobility Ministry – a Non Government Organization based in Ggaba, Kampala.
The colourful event took place in Buikwe district Headquarters where beneficiaries had gathered to receive their transports.
Honourable Katto Gabriel Maguru, National Chairman NRM’s PWDs who presided over the eventful ceremony, thanked the NGO for the fatherly support extended to his league members and PWDs fraternity in general.
He urged the beneficiaries to take maximum care and security of their ‘new wheels’.
He further pledged to lobby more equipment for different disabled persons from various partners and well wishers.
Ms Kyakuhaire Joseline, the district councillor applauded The Father’s Mobility Ministry for the support to her people, saying “disabilities are grossly faced with enormous problems ranging from mobility, access to different facilities, lack of learning aids, hearing aids among others.”
She applauded Mr. Katto for the lobbying and appealed to all people of good will as well as Good Samaritans to “all support disabled people.”