The third prime minister, Hon. Rukia Nakadama today officiated the commissioning of safe water project in Namoni parish- Malongo sub county by Living water international an NGO that is operating in Mayuge District in the sub counties of Malongo and Bukabooli. The district chairperson, Bishop Tibagendeka Frank was also present at the function which included a fundraising for extension of water supply from Namoni Health center to the community.
The District has received a total number of 95000 African cat fish fingerings, 2045kgs of starter powder and 2045kgs of starter pellets which is to be distributed to the fish farmers of Mayuge District. The consignment was handed over to the principal fisheries officer- Ms. Nakaziba Sarah in the the presence of the deputy RDC, DISO, Agricultural officers among others by Kabeihura farmers Ltd that were procured by the NAADS secretariat. This is under operation wealth creation by government to improve the livelihood of our people in the community.
Mayuge District local government has received funds from the government of Uganda to acquisition the following services, supplies and work.
Habitat for Humanity Uganda (HFHU), affiliated to Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is an ecumenical Christian ministry that works towards ensuring that everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity Uganda works with Vulnerable Groups including Orphans and Vulnerable children in order to improve their living
a) Shelter support.
Officials from Uganda AIDS Commission and Ministry of Health today facilitated a workshop for the District AIDS committee (DAC)in the district council hall. The purpose of this meeting was to orient DAC members on the National HIV and AIDS strategic plan(NSP-2) thematic areas as well as integration of Covid programming and HIV in the District key messages.
The district health team called for a performance review meeting for non health stakeholders in mobilization and sensitization such as sub county chiefs ,community development officers, parish chiefs and LCs at all levels.
GAVI and the ministry of health are supporting coordination through such review meetings. This meeting was mainly focusing on immunization which is a means of protecting the human body against specific diseases by building up the body's defense system. This is achieved through administering vaccines either through the mouth or by injection.
Today Mayuge District council bid farewell as they had the last sitting to discuss sector committee reports. The different committee of the district that includes Production, works , health, education as well as finance and planning discussed their reports on the performance of the different departments. It should be noted that most of the councilors lost in the recently concluded elections with a few coming back while the district executive had only one member succeeding in the elections.
The committee of parliament on gender, labor and social development today visited the district to assess the performance of government programs that is Youth livelihood program (YLP) and Uganda women's empowerment program (UWEP). The focus of their visit was mainly on how much money had been disbursed amongst the different groups in each of the programs, how much had been recovered by the district so far and whether the programs were a success or not.
Ooperation wealth creation together with the agricultural sector of Mayuge District local government has today 29 th April 2021 given out 3251 bags of cassava cuttings to farmers in the different sub counties of the district. The supply is timely considering that it's a season for planting and the rains are promising.
The cassava Variety is Narocass1 which is very resistant to cassava brown streak virus and cassava mosaic. It is also high yielding, and early maturing which makes it so good in the fight against famine in our communities.
Site handover ceremony of buyugu HCII to young Jin contractors took place today at buyugu health center in Bukabooli sub county.
A site meeting with the community was held at the site and speeches were made by the different stake holders.
The opening Prayer was led by Ssalongo Bruhan a resident of buyugu village who blessed the meeting .
Introductions were then made to that effect.
LC1 chairperson Welcomed all the stakeholders for coming to attend this function .