Face of Muk finally crowned their Breast Cancer Awareness ambassador at a highly anticipated Grand Finale talent search on 21st January 2016 at Makerere Freedom Square. The event was held at 6pm amid quality entertainment and much support from students and a winner was chosen from among the 10 finalists.
The winner was determined by a combination of Audition performances, Facebook votes, Boot
Camp results and Grand Finale performances. Aketowanga Elizabeth won the Facebook vote
According to the press release on Face of Muk Facebook page but it was Nalubowa Rebecca, a
Dancer from Complex hall who bagged the main honors. Tumuhaise Michelle, a vocalist from
Mary Stuart and crowd favorite, was the first runner up and Nsiimire Sibella, a dancer from Mary
Stuart, was the second runner up.
The event, hosted by the 82nd Students Guild, had been postponed due to the closure of Makerere but picked up in high gear with performances from Caesarous, Bobi Wine among Others. It was the finale venting a year dedicated to breast cancer awareness. Earlier in October, a breast cancer run was organized and was attended by Barbie Kyagulanyi and Bobi Wine.
Miss Nalubowa was awarded an all-expenses paid trip to the country of her choice courtesy of Brussels Airlines, and had all her tuition for the next academic year fully paid. The runners up won a Masters at Olson University. Miss Nalubowa, as the Face of Muk ambassador, will Spear head breast cancer screenings around the country where many women are expected to be screened.
Face of Muk is an NGO based in Makerere University, which was started by the 2014 Guild President, Mr. Bwowe Ivan, in an attempt to give the students and youth a platform to be relevant to society and effect their own custom made influence on different society issues.
Each year, a specific issue is chosen to be tackled and this year it was breast cancer which the
Current Guild President, Roy Semboga says is quite prevalent but can easily be curbed. In an
Earlier statement, Mr. Semboga, elaborating about the Breast Cancer drive, said it can affect
Anyone, even men so special attention should be given and people should go for screening.