• Jul 21, 2021 . 1 min Read
  • Wakiso communities lament over COVID-19 relief fund

Florence Nantambi an elder and PWD from Kasingoya Kimoyange Wakiso Town Council (Photos by Juliet Waiswa)
Juliet Waiswa
Journalist @New Vision

Communities from different parishes have complained over the government COVID-19 relief fund

They lament that they have waited for the message but in vain.

Some of the community members who are Persons living with Disabilities that the New Vision spoke to said they have not heard from Prime Minister Robinah Nabanja, they however say that they are waiting.

Livingstone Kaddu the chairperson PWDs Kakiri town council

Livingstone Kaddu the chairperson PWDs Kakiri town council

Livingstone Kaddu the chairperson PWDs Kakiri town council said, my group members, have not received any government fund later alone the sh100,000 COVID -19 relief fund.

Florence Nantambi an elder and PWD from Kasingoya Kimoyange  Wakiso Town Council explained that funds were not given to disabilities later alone persons with disabilities.

Maureen Nakiganda says that she has not benefitted from the COVID-19 relief funds.

Maureen Nakiganda says that she has not benefitted from the COVID-19 relief funds.

Maureen Nakiganda  like other PWDS says that she has not benefitted from the COVID-19 relief funds.

A former storekeeper at one of the primary schools in Wakiso town council, Peter Mulungu said that as a jobless disabled youth, he is one of the people who could have benefitted from the COVID relief fund but has not received Nabanja’s call.

Peter Mulungu, a former storekeeper

Peter Mulungu, a former storekeeper

 

About 500,000 Ugandans are expected to benefit from the COVID-19 relief fund.

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