By Sharon Kyatusiimire
When Wilber Ahimbisibwe, a procurement officer was invited for a retreat at Aero beach in Entebbe, he did not think much of it. The outing was for former students of Sheema Premier School, a secondary school located in Bushenyi District that he attended years back. He did not have any special interests in the meeting as he did not have many friends from that school but he decided to attend because he did not have anything planned for that day.
“It was a Saturday and I just decided to go for the retreat as I didn’t have any other plans for the day. I am glad I made that decision to attend because I was able to meet her. That day changed my life in a special way,” Wilber says.
“When I arrived at the beach, I immediately noticed her. She was with an old friend called Penlope Ainembabazi. I had attended Sheema Premier School with Penlope but had taken long without seeing her. I asked Penelope who her friend was and that was the first time we talked. She told me she her name, Mary Kusiima and I also found out that we were from the same district, Bushenyi.
hough they came from the same district, the two had never met and didn’t know eachother. At the end of the day, they exchanged phone numbers and officially started dating. At the time, Wilber was already working while Mary was still at the university studying for her degree in Human Resource Management.
“After that first meeting, I knew I wanted to be with her for a long time. She looked very beautiful, was very polite and friendly at the same time. I also learned that she was a very caring person in the months that followed,” Wilber adds.
According to Mary, their meeting was purely by fate. Since she was not an old student of Sheema Premier School, she did not have any plans of going for that retreat… Click to read more…