By Domisiano Ayebare
More than 10 community based groups in Bushenyi Ishaka municipality were on Saturday given certificates of registration and constitutions by the area MP Gordon Arinda Cowboy.
According to Cowboy, 282 groups were recently registered for certificates from his office saying that registration is still going on to support development
While speaking at the first function of giving out certificates at Bushenyi Delta Lorry stage, Cowboy advised drivers not to stick to only one job of driving but to try many things that will help them to earn more.
Groups that were awarded are; Bushenyi poster stage, Delta lorry stage, Katungu Bikyonkyo womenâ€™s association in Nyakabirizi division , Ihoza Tweka mbe combined cluster group in Kashenyi ward ,Kyeitembe womenâ€™s ,Buramba association, Rwenjeru, Ishaka park house among others.
Hon. Arinda revealed that the Ministry of Gender has started supporting registered groups to plant and grow crops like beans, coffee ,and skill members in vocational like tailoring and knitting ,saloon and hair dressing ,plumbing ,mechanics and others through providing a group with 5milion and the ministry is to spend shs280 million in this program.
Speaking to www.mknewslink.com reporter, residents of Ihoza appreciated MP Cowboy for putting his efforts to open Kashenyi Health center (II) which he said he is still struggling to upper grade into health center (III)
Cowboy vowed that, this time he is eager to support any government program such as connecting Nyarushambu water line to that of Kikuuba Ruharo for high water capacity.
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