KAMPALA â€” Christian Life Ministries is to build 500 homes for orphans in Lira, Gulu and Kampala districts. Pastor Jackson Senyonga said each three-bedroom was worth about sh17m. He said 400 homes were being built in Seeta, Mukono district, while 100 were being built in Lira and Gulu districts. Senyonga was addressing a press conference at Christian Life Church in Bwaise recently.
Kids suffer from toxins
ENTEBBE â€” Children are at a higher risk of developing chronic diseases from exposure to hazardous materials than adults, Dr. George Merville, the new World Health Organisation country representative, told yesterdayâ€™s meeting on improving childrenâ€™s environment in Entebbe. He said more than 80,000 synthetic chemicals are widely dispersed in air, water and food.
Pupils in global swim
KAMPALA â€” Kabira International School, in conjunction with the Malaria Consortium in Uganda, will take part in the World Swim for Malaria, a global swim organised by The World Swim For Malaria Foundation. On December 3, a million people in the world are expected to swim to raise money to fight malaria.
Jinja gets AIDS money
JINJA â€” The Ministry of Health has released sh291m from the Global Fund to HIV/AIDS patients in the district. Cheques were given to 78 HIV/AIDS groups from the 11 sub-counties of the district by the LC5 chairman, Fred Gume, at Jinja Town Hall on Monday.