By Allan Mugabe
The Resident District Commissioner Ntungamo George Bakunda has advised the beneficiaries and groups to be given money to be trust worthy with government funds rendered to them.
He made remarks on Friday 10th May 2019 while launching the loan scheme money disbursement in Ntungamo district under the socio-economic empowerment program ahead of presidents visit to the district on Sunday May 12th, to preside over the national celebration to commemorate the International Nurses day to be held at Kyamate SS play ground Ntungamo Municipality.
Bakunda urged the beneficiaries to be trustworthy with government funds and utilize the money according to the proposals and projects that were submitted when they were applying.
Bakunda added that had it not been president Museveni and first lady Janet Kataaha Museveni theongoing social-economic empowerment programgeared at empowering people of Ntungamo on how to eradicate povertywould have cease to exist in the district.
At least 66 groups in all sub counties and town councils have been selected to benefit in the first phase of the presidential pledge of Ugx330m and each group of 10 people will take Ugx5m.
He warned them against using money to unproductive ventures like weddings, burials and other luxurious things.
The Ntungamo district chairperson Dennis Singahache also asked them to always calculate and follow systematic plan in implementing their projects saying when one fails to plan it means that one is planning to fail.
The director ofFreeandRichUgandaAijuka Rodgers commended the government for using Free and Rich in order to chase poverty in Ntungamo.
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