By Libino Byamukama
Rubanda district Woman Member of Parliament and also the commissioner of Parliament Hon Prosy Akampurira Begumisa Mbabazi has handed over 50 piglets to 12 village Women groups.
The groups are from Muko and Hamurwa Sub Counties, Rubanda and Hamurwa town councils in Rubanda as part of improving their household income.
While distributing the piglets to the beneficiaries at Rubanda district Rukiiko hall compound, Akampurira said that she lobbied the piglets from National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) secretariat, following several requests from women.
She added that she lobbied 100 piglets including other 50 which were distributed recently and each group received four piglets.
Akampurira said that the piglets are to benefit all the group members when they produce by sharing the produced piglets.
She added that the piglets shall help to improve the welfare and household incomes of the beneficiaries, in addition to Parish Development Model both intended at improving household income.
The Rubanda District Veterinary Officer Dr Dismus Baterana confirmed that the piglets were brought healthy therefore asked the beneficiaries to embrace zero grazing of the piglets as well as construct pig sties, to avoid risks of getting animal diseases
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