Busakira Community Summit by Worldvision

Worldvision Uganda-Mayuge field office today organized a community summit in Busakira at the sub county headquarters.

The purpose of this summit was to select technical projects that will be implemented in Busakira starting October 2022, share child wellbeing priorities and vision with the wider community and finally share findings from data collected from the communities in Busakira using the problem tree analysis by the starter groups 

National oil palm project stakeholders workshop

There’s an ongoing National oil palm project stakeholders workshop taking place in the District council hall. The meeting was opened by Hon. Mere Egulwa- secretary for production who represented the District chairperson.

The workshop is aimed to gain an up-to-date understanding of oil palm activity progress in the District including opportunities and challenges facing oil palm actors regarding compliance with sustainability principles, as well as important issues relating to sustainable palm oil trading.

Community Health Training

The Chief Administrative Officer, Mr . Lukwago Anthony has met with community health extension workers (CHEWS) trainees , together with the Trainers from the Ministry of Health at SeavilleResort -Mayuge ,who are in a Health training which will be lasting for six months. It should be noted however , that the trainees are now in their second month of training bearing in mind that the last two months of their training period will be for field work.

Quarterly district coordination and Networking meeting

Quarterly district coordination and networking meeting with partners in development (NGOs) discussing the progress of their work. This meeting is taking place at Betty’s Guest house- Mayuge . The implementing partners present include; Worldvision uganda, Habitat for humanity, MUCOBADI, Tujje Ministries, Life water international, UDHA, Lively minds, ODUR foundation, community concerns uganda initiative, Heroes for gender transformation program, Ray of choice Africa, SOS, ICYD, SIU among others.


His Majesty William Gabula Nadiope IV, Isebantu Kyabazinga of Busoga  yesterday graced a graduation ceremony of Gabula Royal Foundation where about 6,000 youth have graduated in various business skills.

Speaking as Chief Guest at the graduation ceremony held at Mayuge district headquarter grounds, Kyabazinga was fascinated by the huge number of youth who were graduating.

Worldvision Uganda hands over project Assets to the District.

Worldvision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Worldvision has been implementing the MANE project for the last 3years in the district. Following the National strategic growth plan and already established good relationship with the district, two long term programs have started in Kigandalo and Busakira sub counties.

Benchmarking on micro scale irrigation system

Yesterday a team of officers from production department set voyage for Tororo district on a benchmarking exercise on micro scale irrigation system. While in Tororo, the team visited Geno Family Farm in iyolwa sub county,where a solar powered irrigation system has been set up. This farm sits on 300 acres of land and is doing crop growing, piggery and animal fattening (Beef).It was revealed to us that even though the farm is surrounded by a river, it’s not reliable especially in dry season so a 70ft well was dug to ensure constant supply of water which costed the farmer around 3.5m .

Celebrating the Black Slavery Month

The ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities restored the historic monument  of slavery called fort Thruston in Bukaleba, Bukatube sub county last year in May 2021. The US embassy in Uganda supported the restoration of the dilapidated monument through the USD Ambassadors fund for cultural preservation.

The fort has been restored for tourism and education in the Busoga region. This site has a rich history on slavery, sleeping sickness epidemic and Luba chiefdom in Busoga.