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I am passionate about peace having grown up in a violent environment in south western Uganda with conflicting communities and later got exposed to harmonious environment in central uganda where i had my education.
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I am a 26 year old Ugandan with a 4 years experience in civil society activism in Uganda. I have participated in the drafting of the tobacco control bill by the parliament of the republic of Uganda, undertaken cervical cancer screening and treatment project and peace development in Rwenzori region of Uganda.
Thank you Leah. Being a youth organization, the youth are the fore front of the implementation. We have already had cultural activities in the institutions of higher learning in the region one of them being an annual cultural Galla at Mbarara University Of Science And Technology the major university in the entire region and the surrounding areas. Participants from Rwenzori region are singled out and play an important role in the organizing of these cultural tours in their service as champions/volunteers. Mediation activities are already going on by the organization. While the project seeks to extend peace message to locals, their leaders are already enrolled on the mediation program being spearheaded by Our university student members originating from the Rwenzori region. Finally on healing the pain and trauma, we already negotiating with the national patriotism Secretariat to help run a rehabilitation program for the most affected individuals and also patriotism development courses to be implemented in the region.