Located at Kumi Uganda, The Lions Club of Kumi Central was chartered on 15TH November, 2012. The memebrship has grown to now 52 members by 2014/ 2015 Lionistic Year. The Club has sponsored three(3) Schools Leo Clubs of Ngora High School, Wiggins Senior Secondary School and Bishop Ilukor Girls Secondary School.
over the past years the club has been engaged in community service helping the needy , the elderly, the sick the homeless , those without housing and the physically handicapped.
Working with the Leo Clubs , Lions Club of Kumi Central has been involved in environmental cleaning of Kumi town , removing litter and disposing the same to the most desired locations.
To save lives especially of children and pregnant mothers, Lions and Leo's have in liaison with Uganda Blood Bank managed to arrange blood donation sessions which blood is collected sieved and passed on to the hospitals in the clubs operational area including Atutur Hospital, Kumi Hospital and Ngora Hospital. This initiatives have helped to save lives of many malnourished and anaemic children and mothers who deliver and bleed profusely. The Club helps to save humanity.
The club makes visits to schools and hold talks with student youths and Leo's , advising counselling and guiding them to be well behaved focused and lead good lives by being responsible citizens.
Currently , with support and funding from Agha khan foundation , Kumi Central is involved in a massive program of tree planting. So far atotal of approximately 10.000 Pinus Caribaea trees have been planted. This was possible after the club entered into partnership with Church of Uganda , Kumi Diocese that accepted to donate a pproximately 23 Acres of land for this noble cause geared towards saving the degraded environment and poor tree cover in Kumi District.
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