On 9 April,2019, Kitovu Mobile joined Kyotera District to celebrate women’s day.
The DREAMS, Grand Mothers and OVC support and the Medical Center, the three Kitovu Mobile projects participated in different ways.
The DREAMS had its Adolescent girls and young women (AGYWs) join the procession, entertain guests and show case their products.
Like the former, the Grand Mothers and OVC Support Project joined the procession as well as ferrying grandmothers from Kabira project to come and grace their day.
In fact, had it not been this development the grandmothers would not have been represented; yet they are also women and deserved celebrate their day.
Because rural communities find hard to access cancer screening services, Kitovu Mobile’s offerd free cervical and breast cancer screening services to the women.
The move also bids Kitovu Mobile realisation of its target to have 5000 People aware and screened of cervical, breast and prostate cancer (2000 annually) and 30 cancer patients referred by end of 2020,as set in its (Kitovu Mobile) 2018-2020 strategic plan.
The drizzle dominated day saw 17 women getting tested for the two types of cancer, one of which being the leading cause of cancer deaths among Ugandan women.
Fortunately, all the 17 were negative to. breast and cervical cancer