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ABOUT JOLLY MERCY LEARNING CENTER

 

Jolly-Mercy Learning Centre was founded by Dr. James Kimera Ssekiwanuka in 2006 with the support of his wife juliet Kimera who offered 6 acres of land where the school is built. The Centre was initially supported by CALM Africa and propelled to greater hights by CALM Africa Patron. The construction of four permanent blocks with 7 classrooms, offices, computer room, rest room which make up the Centre took three years. The Centre was officially opened on 7th March 2009 with 38 pupils and 5 trainees in the vocational section. Presently(2010), there is an additional semi permanent structure to cater for the increasing number of students; 120 pupils and 18 trainees. There are 11 teachers and 9 non teaching staff.

Founders of Jolly Mercy Learning Centre decided to start the Centre to meet the development needs of children and young people who cannot have access to quality, affordable, friendly and safe learning environment. CALM Africa Management are determined to build a school with a difference. The school was mainly set up  to offer quality education and training through which students shall acquire knowledge, practical vocational skills, transformation, discipline, and spiritual well being to enable them advance and live their full potential.

Jolly-Mercy strives to to equip students with basic skills and knowledge with the ability to contribute to national building, be academically excellent and have moral, ethical and spiritual values, by nurturing, sustaining and encouraging students to develop their own talents, within an atmosphere of love, peace, mutual trust and tolerance.

 

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Staff

1.

James Kimera Ssekiwanuka, PhD

Director

2

Martin Kateregga

Associate Director

3.

Robert Kaggwa

Head Teacher

4.

Geofrey Ninsiima

Director of Studies

5.

Edward Mosingi

Teacher

6.

Alex Gaji

Teacher

7.

Rose Nakazibwe

Teacher

8.

Ruth Kantayomba

Teacher

9.

Edward Okongol

Teacher

10

Samuel Mutundi

Teacher

11

Jimmy Katongole

Teacher

12

Eunice Kasemire

Bursar

13

Mary Obama

Teacher

14

Emmauel Omal

Teacher

15

Joseph Luganda MA Educ

Education Advisor

16

Benedict Anguyo BA COM

Advisor Finance

17

Juliet Kimera Dip Nutrition

Welfare Officer

18

Mrs Katende

Cook

19

Aida Kalungi

Cleaner

20

John Wasswa

Handyman

21

Getrude Nabirye

Matron

22

Monica Babita

Matron

23

Silas Kalegeya

Security officer

SHORT BACKGROUND OF JOLLY-MERCY LEARNING CENTRE NANGABO

Introduction

Jolly Mercy Learning Centre was set up in 2006 but started operations in January 2009 with an aim of offering quality education and training to children especially the most disadvantaged in Wakiso and Kayunga Districts. The school was opened officially by the Commissioner of Primary Schools, Dr. Daniel Nkada on the 18th Jan 2009 after obtaining a license from the Ministry of Education and Sports. Currently the centre offers Primary classes P1-P6 (later to be extended to P7) as well as nursery classes.

The Learning Centre also caters for students who have dropped out of formal studies elsewhere, by offering evening classes and adult literacy classes and works closely with the local sub-county office to offer vocational skills training including the much needed ICT knowledge and skills to students and the local com…………

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