The recipients of these scholarships are predominantly students pursuing a Bachelor of Chinese and Asian Studies. They become the immediate beneficiaries of the recently launched campaign by Makerere University Guild President Robert Maseruka dubbed "Save a Makererean" aimed at raising Shillings 1 billion to help their underprivileged colleagues on the verge of dropping out due to tuition fees.
Kabahenda noted that while there are several programs such as Emyooga and the Parish Development model, none specifically caters to teenage mothers. She said that the programs focus on youth, neglecting the unique challenges faced by teenage mothers.
At 23 years, he has participated in just one international Paralympic event- Marrakech 2023 WPA Grand Prix - 7th International Para Athletics Meeting where he emerged 4th on the continent in which he hit 4 minutes and 52 seconds over the 1500-race.
Addressing the high rates of teenage pregnancies, Minister Mateke emphasized the need to strengthen parenting, noting that neglecting parental duties for financial gains compromises children's safety and protection.