The National President of Grandmother’s/Mukaaka consortium Canon Jolly Babirukamu has advised older persons to focus on preparing wills for their families as a way of ensuring peace after their demise.
She revealed this yesterday at the closure of a 5-day training workshop for grandmothers organized by Nyaka Mukaaka project Rukungiri district that started on Sunday at Riverside Hotel in Eastern Division, Rukungiri Municipality where she was the chief facilitator.
The grandmothers were trained and equipped with knowledge and skills on financial management, health promotion, leadership, modern farming methods, parenting, hygiene and sanitation among others for the development of their communities.
Canon Jolly Babirukamu affirmed that the grandmothers were equipped with enough knowledge and skills that shall help them live an exemplary life and asked them to focus on preparing their wills as the initial guarantor of the stability of their homes after demise.
The workshop coordinator, the former South Western Seventh day Adventist Retired Bishop Kakuru Bernadi revealed that Nyaka has 20,068 grandmas who care for 85,000 orphans.
One of the participants, Winnie Katunguuka commended the efforts by the project and pledged to go and use the knowledge and skills acquired to benefit others.