Kawesa said her decision to join Rotary Club when she was still a youth was the best she has ever made in her life.
Parliament's publicist,Helen Nanteza Kawesa has been installed as the new president of the Rotary Club of Kampala Ssese Islands.
Kawesa was installed at a ceremony held at Muyenga hotel attended by the Deputy Katikkiro of Buganda Apollo Makubuya.
Kawesa has taken over from Medard Muganzi.
In her inaugural speech, Kawesa said her decision to join Rotary Club in 1996 when she was still a youth was the best she has ever made in her life. She said joing Rotaly club opened the doors for her and changed her life.
As a Rotarian, she said, she has a family of Rotarians even outside her own Club. She has been able to meet and get friends who have assisted her so much to become a successful woman. Kawesa also appealed to the members to support her as President to ensure that the Club achieves its goals.
"As we serve humanity this Rotary year, let's take one step at a time and do what is possible for our Club and the Country at large," Kawesa said.
The Deputy Katikkiro of Buganda Apollo Makubuya said the Kingdom will work hand in hand with the Club for development. Makubuya also regretted his reluctance to become a Rotarian.
Outgoing president Medard Muganzi said that, during his term in office, the club forged a strong partnership with Buganda Kingdom in order to support Katikkiro Mayiga in his developmental programs.
"Last year we hosted Kabaka Ronald Mutebi at our service projects in Ssese Islands, this was a big achievement and marked the beginning of our partnership with the Kingdom," Muganzi said. Muganzi said, the Club's membership has grown to 79 and it is now the third largest Club with so many living projects in various districts.