By Wilber Muhwezi Kasibante
Youth in Bumbaire sub-county, Bushenyi district have been warned to avoid drug abuse, alcoholism, betting and all avenues that lead them to contract HIV/AIDS if they are to benefit their country in future.
The warning was yesterday Tuesday Jan.02, 2018 sounded by Mrs.Annet Mugisha while presiding over the launch of Bumbaire Youth Development Association Bumbaire sub-county headquarters.
Annet Mugisha who is the wife to Eng.Silver Mugisha;the Managing Director National Water & sewerage corporation decried the rampant habit of betting among youth which might be source of poverty and crimes in community.
The youth who looked optimistic commended Mrs.Annet Mugisha and her husband; Eng. Mugisha for supporting youth programs in the district.
The Association which started two years back with 40 members, benefited from Ug.sh.3, 000,000 donated by Eng.Silver Mugisha in a measure to increase income among youth.
The youth used the money to buy 19 goats which were shared by 19 members.
The association’s main objective is to eradicate poverty among youth by starting up income generating projects.
Source: www.mknewslink.com; a western Uganda news website.