Ugandans have been challenged to minimize expenditure and prioritize saving as a way of fighting poverty in their homes.
This was part of the remarks made by the Rukungiri district resident commissioner Mr. Bewayo Steven Nsubuga while officiating the launch of a seeds grant award ceremony from the African coalition for social impact in partnership with peer link initiative Ugandan in Nyarushanje.
According to Nsubuga, it’s the responsibility of every Ugandan to save for the future. He urged beneficiaries to avoid misusing the grant but instead use it for the intended purpose.
Olivia Mugabirwe the executive director of peer link initiative Uganda while speaking to the beneficiaries reminded them that they will keep monitoring the projects to avoid the diversion of money into other unproductive activities.
Rev Joshua Behangana and Suzan Kyomugisha who will participate in poultry and piggery respectively commended peer link initiative upon these initiatives and pledged cooperation to achieve a common goal.
An amount of Eight million seven hundred thousand shillings were distributed to thirty-one individuals who specifically were the religious leaders and private teachers who undertook the induction training in April.
The projects that will be run by the beneficiaries are, vegetable growing, saloon, piggery, poultry among others.