So far the President has held meetings in Greater Mbarara and Greater Bushenyi.

NRM outlines achievements in Ntungamo as Museveni visits

An elderly man dances in Ntungamo town ahead of the President’s arrival. Photo by Mpalanyi Ssentongo

So far the President has held meetings in Greater Mbarara and Greater Bushenyi.

President will today hold his third campaign meeting in Ankole region.

The meeting sessions which will take place in Ntungamo will see the President, also the National Resistance Movement chairman and flag bearer, meet youth and other party leaders.

According to the presidential brief, the NRM government has so far achieved a number of milestones in Ntungamo district. 

“To date, a total of 151 projects in Ntungamo have been funded by the NRM government that has benefited 1,756 of whom 965 are male and 791 are female,” the brief notes in relation to the Youth Livelihood programme.

About the Women Fund, a total of 192 projects have been financed, benefiting 2,151 women.

The party notes that for the past six years, a lot of inputs have been distributed under the NAADS and Operation Wealth Programme. 

“For example, 145,494kg of maize, 70,020kg of beans, 135,000 mango seedlings, 11,160,000 tea seedlings, 2,088,553 pineapple suckers, and 10,686,383 coffee seedlings have been given out in Ntungamo.” 

Under the Education sector, Ntugamo district has 466 primary schools, 240 government and 226 private schools. Enrolment in primary schools stands at a total of 129,401 in government 88,188 and 41,213 in private primary schools.

The brief goes ahead to note that two primary schools have been constructed in Ntugamo under Uganda Teachers and School Effectiveness Project (UTSEP).

About 73 secondary schools are in Ntugamo, a district that also boasts of 56 private secondary schools.

Enrolment in secondary schools in Ntugamo stands at a total of 29,107 (9,434 government and 19673 private secondary schools.

Three technical schools and institutions have been constructed in the recent past.

Health Sector

The district has a total of 39 health facilities, 19 HCIIs, 15 HCIIIs, 4 HCIVs and 1 hospital.

“Construction of 4 HCIIIs is at completion stage. Construction 11 HCIIIs is planned for in the next financial year 2021/2022,” the summary indicates, adding, “Ntugamo has an immunization coverage of 83.3%.”

Furthermore, the summary says the district has over 75% safe water coverage, where a total of 740 Villages have water sources.

Energy sector

Out of 33 sub-counties, 28 are electrified and while extension of power to the other five is ongoing.

So far the President has held meetings in Greater Mbarara and Greater Bushenyi.

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