KCCA to embark on book drive campaign for its schools

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By Ronald Kabuye
Kampala capital city authority KCCA is considering spearheading a book campaign in abide to equip all the 25 KCCA schools with books in their library.
This has been revealed by the deputy executive director who also doubles as the director education Juliet Namuddu ahead of the drop everything and read DEAR day slated for Thursday were every person is requested to atleast spare 2o minutes and read.
In abide to give the day more prominence, all KCCA directors, lord mayor, mayors, town clerks and their deputies will go to all KCCA schools and read to the children  and all KCCA libraries will be accessed at a free cost since reading helps making people more knowledgeable,  children to comprehend the subjects they learn thus flying high in their their academics.
in the same way Musa Birungi from the office of the commissonar basic education in ministry of education said reading is the foundation of success, boosts imagination and creativity thus encouraging parents to read for their children.
Aaron Kirunda the chief executive officer for Enjuba foundation said that plans are underway to give out 10 million books to a population of 10 million children across the country.
He encouraged the public not only perceive reading for academics but also for pleasure since it helps one to develop empathy and reducing stress.

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