High Sound for children has extended media clubs to the Eastern region with two schools joining others schools in Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono districts.
The clubs have already been launched at Iganga Parents schools where children shared on what media means to them and how the program will empower them speak out in case of violations.
Launching the clubs at Iganga Parents school, the Executive Director High Sound for Children, Patricia Osman said the clubs were timely given increased media access for children across the country.
"Children need to be guided on media use and how to make use of the available platforms. Through the clubs we form in schools, children not only engage and share experiences but put this in writing through stories and debates". Patricia said.
Through the clubs at Iganga Parents, Children discussed challenges facing during the COVID lockdown and how some of them had even failed to return to school
Another group shared about how they were adapting to the school environment and learning after close to two years at home.
The club patron, Mr. Deo Ssembambo said the clubs were a great opportunity to share and also interact with media for empowerment.
The club at Iganga Parents joins the list of clubs in schools in the districts of Mukono, Wakiso, Kampala and Jinja with over 300 beneficiaries.