Handover of Mpungwe seed school

The Official handover of Mpungwe seed school by Egiss Engineering Contractors to Mayuge District local government was done today. The function was officiated by the District chairperson Bishop Tibagendeka Frank after the thorough inspection of the Nineteen (19) buildings which included classroom blocks, laboratory, staff quarters,library and the sports ground among others. Those present included the technical staff, political leaders, religious leaders and a few community members who applauded the government for this development.

Commissioning of safe water project by Living water-International

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.

Distribution of Fish fingerings and fish feeds

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.

District stakeholders EPI performance review meeting.

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.

District council holds last sitting

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.

Parliamentary committee visits Mayuge

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.

Farmers receive cassava cuttings

The District vice chairperson (blue dress) , Deputy RDC(left) with the principle Agric officer  receiving cuttings from supplier.

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.