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UEM Executive Secretary for Africa Visits Irente Rainbow School

Rev.James Mwinuka (left) explaining to Rev.Kabangu of the tasks at Rainbow school. Reverend John Wesley Kabangu, Executive Secretary of the UEM (United Evangelical Mission) visited Irente Rainbow school.
Having started in 2005 as a school for mentally challenged and autistic children, the Irente Rainbow School is also running an outreach program aiming to reach children with disability in the communities. The program is growing and the number of identified children is increasing each year. It has managed to reach 750 children who are now registered from 24 villages.
Student at Rainbow School
The school cooperates with other institutions which have similar objectives like Community Based Rehabilitation Center (CBRC) in Moshi for Intensive Therapy weeks where the parent’s guardians get intensive training and counseling. 
Some samples of creations by Rainbow School pupils for marketing
Reverend John Wesley Kabangu was impressed by how the teachers are taking care of the children, activities and friendly environment to people at Rainbow. One of the challenges the teachers are facing is to transfer knowledge to the children who have difficult in hearing hence they stimulate their hearing with different sounds.
Rev.Sendoro Gaze at the astonishing design prepared by Rainbow School.
Due to some circumstances in different village’s roads, hostels and geographical condition challenges outreach programme to reach larger number of people. The institution has been helped with some volunteers and still encourages more volunteers to come. 
From right Rev Sendoro, Rev Lumwe,volunteer from German, Rev John Wesley Kabangu and teacher Yasini of Rainbow school
The delegate was led by Rev. James Mwinuka (General Secretary-NED) from the day of arrival to departure. UEM delegates had a chance to visit Irente Institutions, SEKOMU and Lutindi Mental Hospital before their departure to Dar es Salam. Also North Eastern Diocese management had time with UEM delegates for briefing and talk.