Quarterly project monitoring by Life water International

A Quarterly stakeholders monitoring exercise was today organized by Life Water International, an NGO implementing Water, sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) program in partnership with Mayuge District Local Government.

The monitoring Team visited Lutaale Primary school where Life Water International has constructed 5 block of Drainable Latrines with  25 stances .These latrines can be easily emptied once they are full. The team as well   Visited some of the boreholes constructed in Lutaale D”. It should be noted that each borehole serves 30 households in the community .

Cocoa Growing in Mayuge District

With over 6,000 smallholder farmers and average acreage of 1.5, Mayuge District is one of the leading producers of Cocoa in Uganda and East Africa.
The District priotised the production of Cocoa due to the deep fertile soils and favourable weather conditions that support commercial production of the crop.
With support from Swisscontact, the District has continued to build the capacity of Cocoa farmers through the on farm delivery of Cocoa specific extension services championed by the district Cocoa focal point person; Emmanuel Kawuzi Waiswa.

Successful Farmer’s Field Day

A highly successful farmer’s field day was held today 8th September 2022 at Mayuge District Demonstration site. The field day was organized by the Production Department with the aim of bringing together farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural value chain for training on the best agricultural management practices.

Progress on CHEWS Training

Officials from Ministry of Health and other Development partners were in Mayuge today to check and assess the progress of training Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWS) This team of officers was led by Dr. Mwebesa Henry, the Director General of health services.
The CHEWS Training that commenced on 2nd May is held at Seaville Hotel in Mayuge Town council where there 168 participants from the 84 parishes of the District with Two chews from each parish.


Mayuge District in partnership with Swisscontact is implementing a 4 year project aimed at promoting food security among cocoa farmers across five selected sub counties of Kityerera, Bukaboli Bukatube, Imanyiro and Buwaya. The project was designed and set to achieve its objectives through; awareness creation, building of partnership linkages, increasing access to recommended/ improved planting materials for key food security crops such as Banana and sweet potatoes, as well as provision of training and advisory services.