Students at Onwards and Upwards spent their holidays making bricks as part of the school's Income Generating Activity.
Albert Sebulime, Sowedi Bogere, Abbey Muyomba and Umar Mukiubya of the S6 class told of their experience:
We started the project in 2008, working everyday during the school holidays except on Sundays. We are all boarding students so it was not a great change to be living at the school. Brick-making was a particularly good project for us as we have now learnt skills we can use after we leave school, to make some money and to build our own homes.
We each mastered different tasks: Umar mixed the bricks, Sowedi compressed the brick-making machine, Abbey removed the bricks from the machine and Albert took the finished bricks to store. We used our bricks to build a new classroom block at our school. We are very proud of what we have achieved and we think the new school building looks great. It felt good knowing that our work would make it easier for the school to build its new block.