Ntungamo Farmers Get 66 Cows Under OWC
A total of 66 cows have today afternoon been delivered to beneficiary farmers in the southwestern district of Ntungamo.
A total of 16 cows were given out to youth leaders in the area as part of a presidential pledge to them while the rest were issued out to individual farmers under the operation wealth creation.
Ntungamo District has moved in to boost tourism in a bid to improve local revenue.
There are more than 20 tourism sites in the district. They include Bugona which hosts a giant tree known for having hosted the great ancestors of the Bachwezi, Lake Nyabihoko, Karegye rock, Kyafora hot springs, a number of swamps that are known for bird watching, Karuruma cliff in Kayonza sub-county.
The district is also a stop over for hundreds of travellers destined for other tourist destinations such as Bwindi National Park, Queen Elizabeth National park among others.
By NDLG Communication Office
The Ntungamo district woman member of parliament Beatrice Rwakimaari has expressed concern over the increasing caes of child neglect attributing to early marriages and failure to fulfill their obligations.
Rwakimaari revealed that child battering and defilement, and cultures that allow early marriages and sexual harassment have persisted.
Ntungamo district registers atleast two cases of abandoned children every week with most of them from the town councils of Rubaare and Rwahi-Rwentobo.
By NDLG Communication office
Civils servants have advised to champion teamwork if they are serve their respective communities better.
This call was today afternoon made by Sowedi Kitanywa the senior probation officer for Kasese district while addressing extention workers, community development officer and coordinators of operation wealth creation during a capacity training workshop held at Ntungamo district council hall.
Ntungamo district local council five chairperson Denis Singhahache has called of local governments to focus on improving local revenue generation if effective service delivery is to be realized.
The chairperson was today morning addressing sub county chiefs, members of the Civil societies ,heads of departments and political leaders as he opened a one-day training on Local Economic development held at Ntungamo district council hall in Ntungamo Municipality.