Giving Back to the Society

Giving Back to the Society

St. Maria Gorretti primary school Buziga was the venue for a fan filled and large-hearted school painting exercise last weekend involving Vision Group staff and a couple of other volunteers. The exercise, part of the Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) drive was well attended and well executed, resonating with Vision group’s commitment to reach out to society through generous activities as these.

Led by Susan Nsibirwa, the group’s head of marketing, the Vision team put a fresh coat of painting to the school whose grey, cream and white shades had clearly begun disappearing under a less- faltering coat of dust and old age. The team comprising staff from the editorial, finance, advertising, production, legal and other Vision departments and clad in brownish Vision T-shirts got down to business very fast and rolled a fresh coat of cream and grey paint to all school buildings-from the dormitory, classrooms, administration block and kitchen.

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It was a meticulously done exercise that the youthful volunteers of the Kibo Foundation- an ICT training centre joined in to lend a hand. Within about three hours, the HIV orphans school was breathing a new fresh breath. Students and teachers alike jumped in jubilation as they thanked Vision Group and Kibo foundation for a job well done. On behalf of Vision Group, Nsibirwa thanked St. Maria Gorretti primary school for offering the company an opportunity to help in a “small way”. She also thanked Kibo Foundation for their cooperation and assistance in the exercise. She said that Vision Group is committed to giving back to the society ‘that has always supported us’. “We hope that what we have done today will help to encourage pupils and their teachers in their struggle. We would also like you to know that we share in your struggles,” she said.

Jovita Ajuna, the TOTO Magazine editor handed over copies of the popular children’s magazine to the eager students as well as fliers and a TOTO poster. The students also received copies of Pass PLE papers published by the New Vision. “This is for you to read, to improve your reading skills and to enjoy during your free time, be well, Vision Group loves you,” said Ajuna as she handed over the reading materials.

Teachers and students alike were very excited and expressed gratitude at Vision Group’s generosity. Joanita Ssali, the head teacher said: “We are indeed indebted to Vision Group for putting us back on track. We assure you today that with your support we are going to excel, we are going to work hard to be among the top schools in this community and the whole country,” she said amid applause. She called upon the New Vision “to come and cover us when we excel in the upcoming national examinations.”Patience Nakato, a Primary two pupil at the school said she was very happy about the gifts. “We are going to pass very well,” she said.

St. Maria Gorretti primary school Buziga was founded in 1990. It is a Christian founded mixed school that caters for HIV/AIDS orphans. According to the head teacher, the school currently has an enrolment of 98 pupils from Primary One to Primary Seven.

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 17th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) of New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited will be held at the head offi ce of the company, Plot 19/21 First Street Industrial
Area, Kampala on Thursday, November 22nd 2018 at 3:00pm to conduct the following business;

1. To receive, consider and if approved adopt the annual financial statements for the year ended 30th June
2018 together with the report of the Auditors.
2. To appoint directors.
In accordance with Articles 67 and 69 of the Company’s Articles of Association,
Mr. Michael Nyago be appointed a director.
In accordance with Articles 67 and 69 of the Company’s Articles of Association,
Ms. Susan Lubega be appointed a director.
3. To approve the fees payable to the Non-Executive Directors for the period until the next Annual General
Meeting.
4. To confirm the appointment of External Auditors for the financial year 2018/2019 and authorize the
Directors to negotiate and fix their remuneration in accordance with Sections 167-169 of the Companies
Act 2012.
5. To conduct any other business that may be required at the AGM for which notice will have been duly
received.

Dated this 22nd day of October, 2018
By Order of the Board

Rita Kabatunzi
COMPANY SECRETARY
Note:
• Articles 60, 61, 62 and 63 of the Company Articles provide for appointment of proxy if a shareholder is unable to
attend. (“Tear out proxy card” is included in the Annual Report).
• The proxy should be delivered to the Company Secretary at the Company Head Offi ce at Plot 19/21, 1st Street
industrial Area, P.O Box 9815 Kampala or faxed on +256 414 346 432 at least 24 hours before the scheduled time for
the meeting. In default of this, it shall be treated as invalid.
• Shareholders can obtain a detailed version of the audited financial statements from the Company’s registered office at Plot 19/21 First Street Industrial Area Kampala or access it on the website https://visiongroup.co.ug/shareholders/
• Shareholders must notify the Company Secretary in writing of any change in their addresses or bank account details.
• All shareholders who have not received past dividends should contact the Company Secretary by e-mail:
Eshareholders@newvision.co.ug or by phone: 0414 337000.
• Shareholders are required to open Securities Central Depository accounts. Please contact any registered Securities
Central Depository Agent for assistance. The Uganda Securities Exchange has directed all shareholders of listed
companies to immobilize their shares.
• All shareholders are advised to provide their email addresses and mobile phone numbers to the Company Share
Registrars (Deloitte Uganda Limited) for ease of communication.