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PRIVATE TEACHERS OF SEED CAPITAL;
Another OMYOOGA Program added on the earlier 18 Emyooga's making them 19 and they are to receive 60m compared to other Emyooga's which will receive 30M and elected leaders 50M.

Let us encouraged our private teachers to form groups as soon as possible.

This is the Presidential Initiative on Wealth and Job Creation populary known as EMYOOGA

The program aims at promoting job creation and improving household income of 68% Ugandans in substance agriculture through organising them in 19 different kinds of groups.

Each group engaged in a different enterprise will form parish associations which will later form a constituency SACCO and 17 of these groups will be supported with 30m each, 50m for the SACCO of elected leaders and 60m for the SACCO of Private Teachers of seed capital.

Published by: T.Mwajuma Twaha Adams. DCIO Kanungu.
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"LEAVE NO CHILD BEHIND"
Today a message of hope for school going children was delivered at Kanungu District Council Hall by Muteekamya George Commissioner Permanent secretary Ministry of Education and sports.
The Commissioner highlighted 27 basic requirements and minimum standards for schools to re-open.

"For the government to re- open schools the ministry of health has set 27guidelines to follow and both teachers, parents and students must follow them if the government is to open schools" the Commissioner said.
Among other guidelines
Availability of staff health sanitation and environment committee constituted of Covid-19,
Availability of daily reports on learners summary of screening,
Aclass monitor to ensure that standard operating procedures are followed,
Sensitization programmes related to the outbreak, availability of handwashing facilities with sensitizers, Guns deployed at the entry points and managed by trained persons, availability of an isolation room, masks for the school community, availability of soak away pits to dispose of waste water, programme to stagger release of students, access to water by learners, disinfection of classroom floors, walls, furniture, toilets every end of the day, adquate space for learners to accommodate recommended distance as guided by the ministry of health, shift systems for workshops, laboratories and meals, single beds, quarantine centres disinfected before opening, consolidated reports on enrolment, screening, clear system of follow up on learners and teachers that is district covid-19, Proper waste disposal management, Every lesson must begin with a message of Covid-19 and end with it,

The Commissioner assured the head teachers that if all those guidelines are followed schools must open by the the start of September and the government wouldn't wish to leave any student behind so it's upon the head teachers to be as prepared as possible to have students back in schools.

RDC Hajj.Shafiq Sekandi reminded headteachers that " together we are all stake holders".
Though there are many challenges like lack of classrooms but with commitment everything will be possible.
At the start of Covid-19 things were not easy but every one hard to cope with the situation and the case won't be different with schools.

CAO Alex Kwizera pleaded with headteachers that the ministry is ready to push on, and they are saying we must push together with a positive thinking.

Reported by: T.Mwajuma Twaha Adams DCIO Kanungu.
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KANUNGU DISTRICT CALLS FOR AGRICULTURE INPUT
As we enter the cultivation season, following the outbreak of covid-19 that has affected many in Kanungu.

Kanungu district calls for support in crops and seedlings.
Maize, Beans, cassava cuttings, vegetables will lift the standards of Kanungu in curbing both poverty and hunger.

KAMUKAMA Foundation located in Buhoma is the first to provide it's parents with seedlings and to create nursery beds in each home which is agood innitiative and a response to the task force's call.

RDC Kanungu Hajji. Shafiq Sekandi requested well wishers who can manage to provide any out put to the farmers to give a hand, while officiating food relief at both Mukono Primary School in Bwindi equivalent to 3230kg of maize flour and 1217kg of beans worth 10,111,000/= (Ten million one hundred eleven thousand shillings only)
benefiting 571 pupils,12 teachers and 3 non- teaching staff and KAMUKAMA Foundation worth 6,358,000= (six million three hundred fifty eight thousand shillings only) for 350 families.

" Two cases have so far been confirmed in Kanungu one for a Congo driver another for a Kenyan trucker driver who was tested in Maraba but taking a sample from him at Ishasha to Mutukura the results came positive thus calling for more vigilance, consistence and adhearing to the standard procedures as Kanungu is at risk" RDC said.

Social action grant for the elderly, The government will be paying aged of 80 years and above who have National Id's starting from this July months.

A campaign to support Private teachers have started any support to this cause will make a difference to Kanungu, and schools will use 50% of the capitation grant to pay teachers not on payroll and run school activities like bush clearing.

The head teacher Mukono Primary school Babirisa Enos appreciated the government efforts at Mukono and requested for more government teachers if a chance arises.

Reported by: T. Mwajuma Twaha Adams DCIO Kanungu.
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KANUNGU DISTRICT CALLS FOR AGRICULTURE INPUT
As we enter the cultivation season, following the outbreak of covid-19 that has affected many in Kanungu.

Kanungu district calls for support in crops and seedlings.
Maize, Beans, cassava cuttings, vegetables will lift the standards of Kanungu in curbing both poverty and hunger.

KAMUKAMA Foundation located in Buhoma is the first to provide it's parents with seedlings and to create nursery beds in each home which is agood innitiative and a response to the task force's call.

RDC Kanungu Hajji. Shafiq Sekandi requested well wishers who can manage to provide any out put to the farmers to give a hand, while officiating food relief at both Mukono Primary School in Bwindi equivalent to 3230kg of maize flour and 1217kg of beans worth 10,111,000/= (Ten million one hundred eleven thousand shillings only)
benefiting 571 pupils,12 teachers and 3 non- teaching staff and KAMUKAMA Foundation worth 6,358,000= (six million three hundred fifty eight thousand shillings only) for 350 families.

" Two cases have so far been confirmed in Kanungu one for a Congo driver another for a Kenyan trucker driver who was tested in Maraba but taking a sample from him at Ishasha to Mutukura the results came positive thus calling for more vigilance, consistence and adhearing to the standard procedures as Kanungu is at risk" RDC said.

Social action grant for the elderly, The government will be paying aged of 80 years and above who have National Id's starting from this July months.

A campaign to support Private teachers have started any support to this cause will make a difference to Kanungu, and schools will use 50% of the capitation grant to pay teachers not on payroll and run school activities like bush clearing.

The head teacher Mukono Primary school Babirisa Enos appreciated the government efforts at Mukono and requested for more government teachers if a chance arises.

Reported by: T. Mwajuma Twaha Adams DCIO Kanungu.
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REACHING OUT TO THE WIDOWS.
BUTOGOTA GLORY SHINE CHURCH located in Butogota Town Council yesterday gave out food to Widows across the borderline of Congo and their needy Church goers worth one million five hundred thousand shillings for families. 140 families benefited from this food relief.
Honourable Pastor Mugyenyi Frank the speaker Butogota Town Council requested the widows and Church goers to remain vigilant and strong both spiritually and physically.

Frank reminded widows that being at the border line to DRC they posses high risk of contracting Covid-19, which is real and deadly.

Hebert Kibiita Mayor Butogota Town Council a member of the task force who officiated the function emphasised that following the presidential directives and health guidelines is the only way to go if we are to overcome this catastrophe.

Prioritising child care and guidance will resolve all the challenges parents are facing not forgetting being close to God than ever.

Reported by: T. Mwajuma Twaha Adams DCIO Kanungu
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