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In a heartfelt response to the tragic fire incident that struck Salama School for the Blind in Mukono, Ssaabasajja Kabaka, has extended a helping hand by donating food relief to support the affected students and staff.

The devastating fire, which engulfed the school premises early this year, claimed the lives of nearly a dozen pupils from Primary 1. The incident left the community in shock and mourning, as the loss of these young lives cast a shadow over the educational institution that has been a beacon of hope for visually impaired children in the region.

Witnesses at the scene reported heroic efforts by the school staff and community members to evacuate students and contain the blaze. Despite their valiant attempts, the tragedy left the school community grappling with grief and the daunting task of rebuilding.

In a demonstration of solidarity and compassion, Ssaabasajja Kabaka through Prince David Chwa, visited the school on the 23rd of November 2023 to deliver a significant donation of food relief. The Kingdom’s gesture aims to provide immediate assistance to the students and staff as they navigate the aftermath of the devastating incident.

The food relief donation is expected to alleviate some of the challenges faced by the school community, offering rations and comfort during this difficult time. Additionally, Ssaabasajja Kabaka expressed his condolences to the families who lost loved ones in the fire, assuring them of the kingdom’s support in their healing process.

The Kabaka’s visit not only underscores the importance of community support during times of tragedy but also highlights the significance of education for visually impaired children. As the community mourns its losses, efforts are underway to rebuild Salama School for the Blind, with the Kabaka’s donation serving as a beacon of hope for the future.

Local authorities and school officials have expressed their gratitude for the Kabaka’s timely intervention, emphasizing the impact it will have on the healing and recovery process. The kingdom’s commitment to the well-being and education of its citizens remains evident, as Ssaabasajja Kabaka continues to play a pivotal role in uplifting communities across the region.

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