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Museveni tours Kampala and Wakiso

By Kennedy Oryema

Added 14th September 2018 12:53 PM

The President encouraged the youth to form SACCOs as a way of pooling resources together in order to facilitate development.

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The President encouraged the youth to form SACCOs as a way of pooling resources together in order to facilitate development.

 

 PIC : Museveni  watching Katabi Artisans Co-operative Savings Society members demonstrate how to process wood products, while Wood Machinery  Limited director Guiliano Gariccio (fourth right) Veba Toglieri (second right) , Nakyobe( fourth left), minister of security Elly Tumwine (fifth left) look on, after commissioning the workshop at Katabi  on Thursday. Photos by Kennedy Oryema 

ENTEBBE - President Yoweri Museveni  made a  visit to different  SACCOs  groups  around Kampala and Wakiso on Thursday and Friday.  
 
The different  groups  involved in making furniture, metal doors, windows  and different wood products received  various machinery in carpentry and metal works from the Presient.
 
The SACCOs  also received  dummy cheques worth  sh50m and sh30m.
 
The President encouraged the  youth to form SACCOs as a way of pooling resources together in order to facilitate development.
 
The President dressed in a cotton shirt made in Uganda , was applauded by the different SACCOs for promoting Ugandan products.
 
State House Comptroller, Lucy Nakyobe  said the president started  the project of facilitating SACCOs three years ago  with the group at Najera.
 
‘’He identifies the groups involved in different activities , then I deal with their leaders, by helping them to form SACCOs, purchase machinery  which  the president eventually comes to launch,’’ she said.
 
 useveni posing for a group picture with atabi youths after launching the  atabi rtisans ooperative avings ociety at atabi ntebbe on ednesday hoto by ennedy ryema Museveni posing for a group picture with Katabi youths after launching the Katabi Artisans Co-operative Savings Society at Katabi, Entebbe on Thursday. 

  

Yusuf Kiryowa, a member of Katabi Artisans Co-operative Saving Society in Entebbe,   said, “Our President advised us to form an association  and we named it  Katabi Artisans Co-operative SACCO. He has bought  a number of machines for carpentry and metal works that are expensive for an individual to afford.’’
 
‘’Members pay membership fee of  shs 10,000 and subsequently come and process  their products depending on the volume of work, they are charged accordingly” Kiryowa added.
 
 anjankumbi furnituire  members pose with a dummy cheque handed to them by resident oweri useveni  at ajankumbi  along ntebbe oad on ednesday  hoto by ennedy ryema Nanjankumbi furnituire SACCO members pose with a dummy cheque handed to them by President Yoweri Museveni at Najankumbi , along Entebbe Road on Thursday.
 
Another member Moses Semakula  said the President  bought  signature machine, plainer,  surface plainer, saw spin, circular saw, mortiser bench cutter and a drill.
 
Museveni visited , Katabi Artisans Co-operative Society, Najanankumbi Savings , Busega furniture , Nalukolongo Co-operative  and Kabuusu SACCO.
 
All  the SACCO members were excited by the donations  as President Museveni completes the two-day tour in Kampala and Wakiso districts.
 
Museveni posing for a group photo with a young girl after handing over a dummy cheque worth sh50m to Kabuusu Welders and Traders SACCO, at Kabuusu in Kampala on Thursday.

                       



 

 

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