On Friday 1st July 2022, Municipal High Humanist School, a secondary section of our school project at the Rukoki campus had a successful FIELDWORK STUDY TOUR to the Lake Katwe salt mines and Lake Katwe fish landing site.
Students looking at the Nyamunuka Crater
The S.4 students were accompanied by the School HeadTeacher, Their Geography teacher and the School Director. A total of 12 students who are candidates awaiting to do their final Uganda Certificate in Education in October/November this year.
Drill lessons on Fishing
On their journey to the field work site, the students along the way took a glimpse at Queen Elizabeth National park, spotted a number of wildlife animals, birds and the savannah vegetation.
Displaying one of the fish types from the lake
The Students took a look at the crater lakes of Kikorongo, Nyamunuka and several others. They saw for themselves the lake katwe salt mines, scores of salt pans, learnt on salt formation, extraction, transportation,usage and their importance to the community and Uganda as a whole.
Drills in progress
On the fishing part, the Tour guide gave a lecture and practical presentation on the types of fish in Lake Edward ranging from the smallest fish to the biggest. The students learnt about the fishing methods and government policies aimed at conserving this great water resource.
Pictured at Lake Katwe fish landing site
As we were ending the day, we also visited the Kazinga Channel to take a glimpse of this geographical feature which connects Lake George and Lake Edward. A bridge was erected across this water channel to allow movement of people, cargo, vehicles from one point to another.
Pictured at Kazinga Channel near the bridge
Lake Katwe salt mines
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