There is excitement among residents of Nyamuyanja
Sub County in Isingiro district following the long awaited commissioning of Kaberebere
–Nyamuyanja-Ryamiyonga Road construction works.
The 23.1km road stretch will cost
Shillings 1.68 billion provided under the Development Response to Displacement
Impacts Project , which covers refugee hosting districts.
government secured a loan of US$ 50 Million about (Shillings 185 Billion) from
World Bank to support projects designed to assist refugee hosting communities
The construction that is being undertaken by Pehan
construction limited will see the road upgraded to first class murrum.
The road that has been in a sorry state connects
Isingiro North and South and shortest route from Isingiro to Mbarara district.
Commissioning the Road Works on Monday morning,
on behalf of government, the State Minister for Animal Husbandry, Bright
Rwamirama asked the contractor to stick to the project specification and
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Justine Ayebazibwe, the Isingiro Woman Member of Parliament
asked women to engage in commercial farming so that they can benefit from the
road by transporting their produce to markets.
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Patrick Kajumba, the contractor warned residents against
conniving with company employees to steal road material, saying they should be
monitors of the project to avoid shoddy work.
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Derrick Mushabe, a resident of Kaberebere
welcomes the road construction, saying they expect to sell their bananas at
better prices once completed.
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Deus Mbareeba, another resident of Kaberebere
says they have been pushing for the construction of the road for a very long