On 15th February  2019, at the Chancery, the High Commissioner together with some Mission staff met Officials  of ITHLOKOMELENG BATHO REHABILITATION CENTRE- IBRC

The Officials  were led by Mr. Mutumba Eddiewren, the Programme  Director of IBRC. They included officers from South African Police and Community  leaders.

The IBRC team informed  that  they were a Non-Governmental Organisation  campaigning  for safer schools  and promoting  children and youth rights and survival  in Uganda and South Africa.

Their mission, they said, is to prevent  the on set of drug abuse, social  crime and teenage pregnancies  through comprehensive  research, education  and innovative  early youth intervention  programmes. 

The High Commissioner  appreciated the very useful work IBRC was carrying  out both in Uganda and South Africa.

She pledged  the Mission's cooperation  in this noble endeavor which is geared towards saving our youth  from drugs and crime. She urged IBRC to consider training the youth in appropriate skills to enable them earn a living , which, she said, would go a long way in keeping  them from vice.