Lira Dillane House branch manager, Tawufigue Siraji Mwenyi handing one of the balls to to kids at Lira P.7 play ground

The German Embassy in Kampala Uganda have donated a set of several sports equipment in football, volleyball, handball, netball, track & field and gymnastics to Teryet Primary School in Kapchorwa District.

The donation was handed over to the Head Teacher of Teryet Primary School Mr. Chepkwurui Geofrey.

The Ministry of Education and Sports represented by Mrs. Grace Abalo, Senior Education Officer in the Department of Physical Education and Sports, welcomed the sports materials which are provided to continue to motivate school children and young students in the area of the National High Altitude Training Center (2555m) at Teryet.

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She also urged the people in Kapchorwa District to participate in education / physical activity as a base for a dual career in life and sports.

In the framework of the Uganda-Germany Cooperation in Sports Development, the Ministry of Education and Sports requested for the re-secondment of the German Sports Development Expert Mr. Gunter Lange to Uganda to support the country in the further development of Physical Education and Sports Development.

The planned activities are reflected within the Ministry of Education and Sports strategic plan of 2017/2020.

The Germany Government has for over the past years assisted the Ugandan Government with human resource training and equipment support among others in different sectors and this strengthens the relationship that exists between the two countries.