Kigezi High School Students Old Students Association have kicked off a Shs 500 million campaign to rehabilitate the school structures currently in a sorry state.
The old students plan to renovate the school’s Warren House first before moving on to hygiene areas, classes, laboratories, teacher’s houses and students’ dormitories and also beatify the school.
The campaign was launched on Monday by the association Chairperson Alfred Kabuchu.
Kabuchu said that their target is to return the school to its former glory days and improve its academic standards. Their Vision, they said, is for the school to be in the country’s top ten by the year 2022, when it marks 100 years of existence.
Steven Mugume, the school head teacher while speaking in the same meeting said that if the structures are renovated, they will provide a better learning environment for students and this will improve on the academic performance.
The school was founded by the Church Missionary Society, in 1922 and since then, it has produced important people such as Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, the Governor of the Bank of Uganda, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, the Current Prime Minister of Uganda, Rtd. Col. Dr. Kiiza Besigye, the Former President of the Forum for Democratic Change, David Bahati the state minister of planning, Dr. Abed Bwanika, the President of the People’s Development Party, Dr. Philemon Mateke, the State Minister of Foreign Affairs for Regional Affairs among many others.