Standing on top of a hill in Gulu, the 138-year-old Fort Patiko is a legacy to the
work of explorer and anti-slave trade campaigner, Sir Samuel Baker.
Fort Patiko at Ajulu was built
and occupied by the Arabs Slave traders before Sir Samuel Baker
It was until 1872-1888 that Sir Samuel Baker and His wife Barbara came and settled
there to combat slave trade and as a Governor of Eastern Equatorial Province.
During their stay at Fort Patiko
Lady Barbara Baker became found
Of the local population and because of her warm and radiant towards the was later
nicknamed “ Anyadwe’’ by the locals, meaning the daughter
Of the moon.
It is from this, that our organisation
name is founded.
It was with great joy and pleasure for Miss Anyadwe UK(2008) to finally set foot
at Fort Patiko where the name Anyadwe originates.
Accompany by her Uganda counterparts,
Miss Anyadwe UK then set off on expedition on 25.08.2008 to Fort Patiko
During their expedition it was irresistible for Miss Anyadwe to take some photos
of the beautiful sceneries in and around the Fort.
To view Miss Anyadwe’s photo collections simply click on the Picture below.
On the 30/08/2008,Gulu town was coloured and packed with people from various walk
of life as Anyadwe launched its cultural gala. After the procession through
the town, the guests and the participants were later entertained by various groups
at Diana garden.