By Wilber Muhwezi-Kasibante and Deus Turuhukire
Phones have broken many families and those that remain together have experienced a lot of violence and conflicts as a result of telephones and the new technology of social media.
This and others were contained in a speech the Bushenyi district vice chairman Mr. Peter Mugume Ndyahoza gave while officiating at launch of a project aimed at stopping domestic violence in homes and encouraging savings in homes and communities.
Participants at the launch.
The project ‘GATES Project scale up’ is funded by Care Uganda together with Post Bank and is implemented by Ankole private sector promotion center [APROCEL]. The launch took place at multipurpose hall in Bushenyi town.
Chairman Ndyahoza who is also the district councilor for Kyeizooba sub-county warned couples to use phones for the purpose they are meant for but not to engage love affairs outside marriages.
Relatedly social media mainly whatasp and facebook have also led to many families to brake because couples also engage in sexual behaviors outside their marriages. They use them to for love relationships.
According to eye witnesses find out that their partners are involved in love outside marriage using, violence comes in family and eventually some of the families brake down.
CARE UGANDA’S JOSHUA SPEAKING AT THE LAUNCH
Mr. Ndyahoza also hinted on the issue of many men in Bushenyi district drinking too much alcohol and totally abandons work. He told the district speaker Brusadi Justine who was in attendance that they [as district council] should enact a by law to regulate alcohol drinking in Bushenyi district.
The launch was also attended by Ms Robbinah Ndifuna who represented the Bushenyi district chief administrative officer. She called on Bushenyi men to stop stealing annual savings from women.
She noted that women spend a whole year saving in ‘OBUBOSI’ but men steal or lie wives and take away the annual savings and spend it during Christmas. She advised that atleast only 20% should be spent on xmas and then 80% is invested.
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Source: www.mknewslink.com a news website for greater western Uganda
NYABUBARE SUB-COUNTY RESIDENTS PRESENTING A PLAY.