August 26, 2019
The Nnabagereka of Buganda Sylivia Nagginda met Sarai Bareman and Safia Abdeldayem at her office in Bulange.
The Nnabagereka who invited Jean Sseninde the founder of Sseninde Foundation and her delegation to discuss with her issues concerning girl engagement in sports without breaking the cultural norms and beliefs.
Maama Nnabagereka hailed Sseninde for her spirit of patriotism and love for sports and for representing her nation well.
Buganda’s Minister for youth and sports, Henry Kiberu Sekabembe applauded Sseninde’s effort to use sports to change people’s lives in the community through her Sseninde Foundation which currently carries on empowerment programs of the girl child by influencing them to engage in sports and funding their education careers.
Mrs Sarai Bareman lauded Nnabagereka for the effort towards development of talent and sports via Ekisaakaate kya Nnabagereka project.
Safia Abdeldayem, said that there is still a big gap to cover in the development of women football in Africa and the challenges ranging from inadequate funds and cultural beliefs need to be addressed. She added that through the likes of Sseninde foundation, women football will prosper.
Jean Sseninde who applies her trade in England, called on other stakeholders to show their commitment to uplift sports and promote women talents.