Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, His Grace Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, has challenged
Christians to invest their earnings in income-generating activities to boost the development of their communities.
speaking on Thursday in Iganga District at the function to launch the
construction of the Three Billion Shillings St. Peter's Cathedral. Construction works of the estimated 5,000-seater Cathedral are expected to be completed in three years’ time.
said that the Church should partner with the government in agitating poverty eradication through engaging in income-generating activities.
ceremony, 27 Million Shillings was raised for the construction of the Cathedral.
Archbishop Kaziimba rallied the Christians to support the construction of the Cathedral
since it will accommodate a large number of congregants, compared to the
current church which hosts less than 1,000 Christians.
Kaziimba also asked members of the public to support both the Church and
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Kaziimba also commissioned the Central Busoga
Diocese Mother's Union maize mill in Nakalama Sub County, in Iganga District.
He implored families to involve themselves in income-generating activities as a
means of reducing poverty in households, which is the main driver of domestic
The Busoga Diocesan Secretary, Patrick Kemba says that they have rallied each of
the more than 500,000 Anglican Christians to contribute 10,000 Shillings for
the construction of the Cathedral.