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Ka Tutandike meets with Ugandan MPs representing Persons with Disabilities

Hon. Alex Ndeezi MP, Uganda's first Deaf Member of Parliament & Executive Director, Uganda National Association for the Deaf convened a meeting for Ka Tutandike and MPs representing persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Uganda at Parliament House last week.  The main focus of the meeting was to discuss the national symposium on identifying best educational methods for the education of the Deaf and the Hard-of-Hearing Child in Uganda, to be held from 15 – 17 August. The MPs were unanimous in endorsing their fullest support and cooperation towards the event and actively mobilising measures to ensure that the recommendations from the symposium are followed upon at Government level towards relevant policy formulation.

Present at this key meeting from Government were MP Nokrach William (representing PWDs in the Northern region), MP Safia Nalile Juuko (National Women’s MP representing PWDs), MP Asamo Helen Grace (MP representing PWDs in the Eastern region), and MP Alex Ndeezi.  Ka Tutandike was represented by Anisha Rajapakse (Programme & Partnerships Manager/Ka Tutandike Trust UK),  Christine Semambo Sempebwa (CEO/Ka Tutandike Uganda) and Julius Nkuraija (Programme Manager for Disability at Ka Tutandike Uganda)