Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Uganda: Barclays Hosts Women to Breakfast - AllAfrica.com

Irene NabusobaKampala

ABOUT 300 women were treated to an 'inspirational breakfast' on Saturday by Barclays Depository Financial Institution at Hotel Africana in Kampala. The breakfast that coincided with the International Women's Day featured inspirational talkers on education, motherhood, business, calling and HIV- positive living.

Delivering a cardinal short letter address, Virgin Mary Gumisisriza, a member of the Barclays board of directors, urged women to daydream big, pull off their clip and develop a positive mental attitude.

"Invest in self-help books, audio and picture tapes and usage the Internet. I cognize many women today who waste material clip observation football, telecasting soaps. Rich Person a program and remain focused."

Gumisiriza, who is a senior banker and the owner of Multi-Products Investments, advised women to esteem their households and lodge to their budgets.

The Barclays Depository Financial Institution managing director, Charity Jinya, urged establishments to use more than women managers, saying they are powerful agents for change.

Jinya also urged fiscal establishments to authorise women through favourable merchandises and corporate societal duty projects.

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She said Barclays Depository Financial Institution put inch education, wellness and in helping the disadvantaged.

The event ended with a manner show with Santa Anzo of Arapapa Models and Jenipher Lubega, showcasing their products.

Last October, the establishment launched a 1.5 million lb three-year project in Katine sub-county in Soroti. Seven boreholes and a resource Centre have got been constructed and small town wellness attention squads trained under the project.

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