Zainabu Watsemba a farmer from Shanemba village in Bunaporo parish said all her food crops she planted including beans,maize sugar canes are all destroyed. She said she had planted in three gardens but all have been destroyed by rain. She asked government for intervention saying they are badly off.
Bududa district are counting losses following a heavy down pour which destroyed
their crops yesterday evening.
rains that lasted for over two hours destroyed mainly maize, bananas and
cassava in the sub counties of Bukigai, Bubiita and Bududa.
Some of the
farmers who our reporter talked to said they have suffered huge losses and do
not know how they are going to survive during this period of COVID-19 lockdown.
value is close to Shillings 40,000,000 were destroyed by heavy rains that hit
our area on Saturday afternoon,” said Timothy Wamatabu, a farmer of Bunamubi
parish in Bukigai sub county.
a farmer from Shanemba village in Bunaporo parish Bukigai sub county said all
her food crops she planted she planted in three different gardens including
beans, maize and sugar canes are all destroyed.
She asked government
for intervention saying they are badly off.
’’bilyo ifula yetsile....
...khuli bubi naabi.’’//
Wetala, another resident in Bushigai town council asked for government
intervention since they don’t have any activity to supplement their income at
this time when all most everything is on a lockdown.
Warambwa, the Bukigai Sub county LCIII chairperson, says they have lost a lot
of crops that have been the main source of food and income for residents of the
He called on
government to declare this a disaster too and come in to supply relief