Nyanda from the Jamaican musical group Brick n Lace has been appointed ambassador for hat aims to address the key issues that leave Ugandan youth vulnerable to health outcomes like, HIV, Sexual Transmittable Infections (STIs), and unintended pregnancy.
The female star is now part of Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU) after she accepted to be a Goodwill Ambassador in the organization’s advocacy for safe sex in addition to helping young people make informed choices in life.
Nyanda now joins a host of Ugandan celebrities who are part of the organization.
Sylver Kyagulanyi, GNL Zamba, UBC’s Jane Kasumba, comedians Salvado Idiringi and Kenneth Kimuli a.k.a Pablo, KTN’s Joy Biira e.t.c are some of the icons who find time to inspire young people.
The organization recently launched SAUTIPLUS, a platform that can be used to widely distribute comprehensive Sexuality education messages to not only among in-school young people but also by reaching to the out of school young people.
Brick and Lace’s Love is Wicked hit spent over 48 weeks on European Charts and catapulted Nyanda into the hearts of millions across the globe.
In addition to being a great artist, Nyanda is a member of the prolific song writing team Bloodline that penned the #1 Hit Follow The Leader for Jennifer Lopez and All Around The World for Christina Aguileira.
Nyanda launched her solo career in 2013, and the response to her music has been overwhelming. Her 1st single, a reggae remix of Taylor Swift’s Trouble, spent more than 10 weeks on UK’s Club Charts.
Nyanda is set to visit the country in December even this has not yet been confirmed.