MAYUGE DISTRICT

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District summit

world vision Uganda with support from Taiwan, got a funding proposal for an area program to be implemented in kigandalo sub county for a minimum period of 12 years addressing child well being barriers in sectors of health, education, child protection, Resilience and livelihood within the above sub county but also implementing some district wide activities where need be. The program assessment and design started in October 2020 and is slated to end September 2021.

Inception meeting for strong minds

Strong minds is an NGO that provides free group  talk therapy to low income women in Uganda. In Africa 66million women are suffering from depression and 85% have no access to treatment. Therefore strong minds will be scaling outreach through peer to peer therapy, phone based teletherapy,public education campaigns and partnerships. 
In Mayuge , strong minds will be working with women between 13 to 24years of age and these will include those in and out of school in both urban councils and lower local government. 

COVID-19 Vaccine

Today the traditional staff of Mayuge local government joined the rest of the essential workers to receive the Covid-19 vaccine after its launch in the district last month. Among those that received the vaccine was the Head of planning unit- The District planner Mr. Baligeya Ronald who said it was about time for him to live positively knowing that he has been vaccinated.

World health day celebration in Mayuge

Mayuge District has joined the rest of the world to celebrate world health day that takes place every year on April 7th. The theme for world health day 2021 is "Building a fairer, Healthier world. It is therefore based on this theme that the Acting District Health officer- Mayuge, sr. Kawala Betty appealed to the Mayuge fraternity to stay healthy by observing the parameters of health such as sanitation and hygiene, eating healthy food, adding fruits to ones' diet, getting enough sleep, regularly exercising as well as meditation are very important aspects.

launch of digital learning in Isenda primary school-kigandalo subcounty.

state minister for education Rosemary Ssenindde poses for a group photo during the launch of digital learning in Isenda primary school -Kigandalo sub county.

Recently , mayuge district was delighted to have launched a digital learning program in isenda primary school-kigandalo sub county that was spear headed by Teach for uganda, a non profitable organisation that is operating in mayuge district aiming at transformung the education outcomes of less previlleged children through improving their achievements and aspirations and War child-holland, and supported by the ministry of education and sports.

education department

The ministry of education and sports has supported mayuge district local government with 144 file cabinents for all the government aided schools in the district. this is intended to improve on record keeping and storage of govenment documents in schools. poor storage and record keeping is one of the challenges that is hindering most of the schools in the district which the ministry is trying to adress.

Stakeholders meeting on Presidential Directive

 

The ministry of lands together with the RDC, District chairperson, Office of the chief administraive officer - mayuge ,coordinated and held a stakeholders meeting in Bukaleba to implement a presidential directive to survey 48 villages from south busoga Central forest Resrve and 5000hectares of land from bukaleba which is meant for the displaced in mayuge district. this meeting too place at butagisa primary school.

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