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.

Ending Teenage pregnancies and Child Marriages in Mayuge District

A Campaign to End Teenage Pregnancy   is taking place today at the District grounds which has been organised by HEROES an NGO based in Mayuge District.

Currently the NGO operates in  the Sub counties of Bukabooli,  Bukatube, Wairasa and Imanyiro  but there’s a possibility of covering the other remaining Sub counties.

This campaign is intended to end teenage pregnancy and child marriageswhich is high in the District at a rate of 27%

This campaign will run for the next 12 months.

Life Water International Launches a 5.3 billion shillings WASH Project 3

Life water international is launching project 3 activity program at kityerera sub county headquarters.

Following its commitment to a District wide WASH coverage and the continuing need, life water is launching its 3rd project targeting 4 parishes, 5 primary schools and 2 health centers in Kityerera sub county with an estimated population of 18,786. This project is to be implemented for the next 3 years.

 The Mayuge WASH Project 3 is expected to achieve the following first level outcomes, which will be measured weekly , monthly, quarterly and Bi annually monitoring:

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.