According to the residents, the heavy rains that caused floods started on Friday at 8pm till Saturday morning. They also destroyed acres of food crops such as beans, maize,
cassava, bananas, sweet potatoes and washed away over 70 houses.
The project was started by the Ugandan government in 2017 with the aim of improving access to basic social services, expanding economic opportunities and enhancing environmental management in refugee hosting districts.
Gillian Twesigye, the Kamwenge District Commercial Officer, notes that while compiling the report, they discovered that poverty and incompetent leaders were among the major causes for the collapse of the Saccos.