Friday, 20 September 2013


By. E-Society 

Sub county NAADs coordinators have this week Tuesday 17.09.2013 received Yamaha motorcyles. A total number of 20 motorcycles were handed over to them by the Chairman LCV at the District headquarters in Rukoki.

The new motorcycles

The District NAADs coordinator expressing her joy

The handover ceremony was officiated by the District NAADs coordinator Ms. Annet Masika who said told the sub county NAADs coordinators have received the motorcycles from the Government of the Republic of Uganda for the purpose of helping the coordinators to easily run government agricultural projects. She cautioned them to only use them for the right purpose of facilitating the NAADs program.

Among sub-counties that received motor cycles were Rukoki, Kilembe, Lake Katwe e.t.c .

 In attendance was the Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Mr. Wilson Asaba who advised the officers that the motorcycles were given to them to run NAADS program only and were prohibited from being parked at pubs and any other happening places, they are not to be used for transport for non NAADs activities.

The area MP Hon. Mbahimba delivering his excitment

The ceremony was also officiated by the Chairman LCV  Lt. Col Mawa Muhindo who thanked government for the innovations and focusing on the needs of Ugandans. Again thanking president Museveni for his good work in supporting the NAADs program in Kasese District

He promised the people of Kasese that are working hand in hand with government about the construction of railway line, roads & airport.

The Disctrict LCV Mawa commissioning the motorcycles

The motorcycles were then commissioned and handed over to the NAADS coordinators by the District Chairperson.



Beligium Technical Corporation [BTC] has been a long term development partner of Kasese District through KDPRP which started in 2009. In difficult time, KDPRP allowed the District to implement extension activities and strategic infrastructure. These investments foster economic growth and translate into improved household income.

A bridge in kyalhumba after commissioning

Yesterday Thursday 19.09.2013, marked the final day for BTC operations in Kasese District. The official closure was marked by a number of activities which included the commissioning of different projects which have been completed.

The main function which was held at Mpondwe Market in Bwera was honored by the Belgium ambassador to Uganda, Hon. Dr. Crispus Kiyonga Minister of Defence, representatives from the Ministries of Local Government, Finance and all District Officials.

Defence Minister commissioning kyalhumba electricity

Among the projects that were commissioned were;
1.       MpOdwe and Hima markets,
2.       Rural electricifation in 5 sub-counties of Bugoye, Kyarumba, Karambi
3.       Kasese Municipality abattoir
4.       Bridges
5.       Muhokya mini irrigation scheme and many more which are still under completion.
Finally BTC support in Kasese comes to a closure.

Beligium Ambassodor commissioning Mpondwe market
Mpondwe market