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Upgrade of Bumusi Health Centre II Begins

Barnard Wataka, the Managing Director Bam Construction and Surveyors Ltd, says that they are committed to complete the work within the allocated time frame.
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The construction works for the upgrade of Bumusi Health Centre II in Bududa district to health center III have commenced. The Shillings 617 million project is being undertaken by Bam Construction and Surveyors LTD at Bumusi parish in Nalanza sub-county in Bududa district.


  The project is in fulfilment of the government’s pledge to upgrade health center II’s to three in a bid to improve health service delivery to communities. The project is expected to be completed within a space of eight months. It comprises the construction of maternity ward, three-stanza pit latrine, placenta pit and medical works pit and renovation of the old outpatient department (OPD).

 

Barnard Wataka, the Managing Director Bam Construction and Surveyors Ltd, says that they are committed to complete the work within the allocated time frame.  

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George William Wopuwa, the Bududa Resident District Commissioner has hailed those who donated the land where the facility is being constructed. He asked the contractor to begin ferrying materials to the site especially at this time when the rains are about to start.   

Lumsaba bite

//Cue in: “lwe shalelo khwakanane…

Cue out: ….kubanga govumenti yakhuwa”//.  

Tappy Namulondo, the Bududa Chief Administrative Officer has asked the contractor to finish works in time to avoid other complications. Elina Namasopo, one of the residents is excited about the project, saying they used to have only immunization and counselling services at the facility.        

Robina Shisa, another mother hailed the government for the development, saying they have been trekking over 10 kilometers to Bududa hospital to access treatment.  

Lumasaba bite

//Cue in: “khwasiimile gavumenti  khukhuambilokho…   

Cue out: … khuri ially shilayi”//. 



 

Rogers Shibuta, a husband of an expectant woman, says this will help their wives to get to and from the health unit on the time given the weather in Bududa district. He also says the facility will come with other services like electricity and a road, which shall benefit them as a community.




Lumasaba bite 

//Cue in: “Bakeleme beffe babele…

    Cue out: … banaba nga bafunamo”//. 

 

Godfrey Namable, the Assistant Bududa District Health Officer has asked the community to cooperate with the contractors for better work. He said they will also give them more health workers to serve them unlike compared to what has been happening at the health center II.  

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