The Ntungamo district chairperson Dennis Singahache has said government is committed to support its citizens through various enterprises in a bid to avert poverty levels in every household across the country.
Singahache noted that government is creating possible poverty alleviation avenues for Ugandans such as Youth livelihood, Uwep and Free and Rich Uganda, before appealing to every citizen to take advantage of them.
He was speaking on Wednesday while officiating at the closure of three day training by Free and Rich Uganda social economic empowerment project at Kibatsi Church of Uganda. The meeting attracted farmers from Kibatsi Sub County and Rwamabondo Town council in Kajara county Ntungamo District.
Singahache attributed poverty levels at subsistence farming saying that 68 per cent of Ugandans are still using primitive way of farming instead of commercial farming.
“The Free and Rich Uganda will create jobs that will enable government to reduce unemployment challenges,” he said.
The Free and Rich Uganda director Rogers Aijuka challenged communities to always make study tours in order to share ideas and experience for mindset change.
Aijuka noted that they have so far conducted trainings in seven sub counties and town councils.
Salong Ephraim Barekye and Bigirwa Paddy who testified, commended the chief facilitator Mutabazi Moses Gambanokora for the good elaborations which opened the eyes.
The three-day training carried topics including financial management and savings, goat husbandry, piggery, banana farming, Rabbit raring, apiary among other items.