Valley through Asili farms have donated personal protective equipment for health workers in Kiryandongo district. The assortment of PPEs donated include 200 N95 masks,1350 disposable surgical masks and 88 disposable gowns. These PPEs will help to protect the frontline health workers while combating the Ebola Virus disease and other epidemics.
Kiryandongo district authorities have launched the construction of 2.5 billion Development Response to Displacement Impact project-DRDIP across the district.
The projects launched are the construction of a staff house at Panyadoli Hills health center III, two blocks of 3 class rooms at Opok primary school, general ward at Panyadoli health center IV and full rehabilitation of 3.9 KMs Congodoki-Kiryandongo High school road.
Kiryandongo district local council one and two chairpersons have received bicycles from government of Uganda to facilitate their movement while fulfilling their mandate. The chairpersons were handed over the bicycles on Tuesday November 22,2022 at Kiryandongo district headquarters.
Kiryandongo District Roads committee members led by their chairperson Linos Ngompek who is also the area member of parliament for Kibanda North have monitored the progress of road works in the district. The District Roads Committee is comprised of the members of parliament, District chairman, Chief Administrative Officer and the District Engineer.
Kiryandongo District Local Government is set to partner with Mangement Systems International, a Tetra Tech Company with funding from USAID and UKAID to strengthen accountability,deepen public participation and reduce corruption in Uganda’s public sector.
The partnership aims at improving the local government’s responsiveness to citizens,service delivery and stewardship of financial and natural resources.
The RDC Kiryandongo, Dan Muganga has urged the community of Kinyara II village in Kigumba subcounty to use the infrastructure put in place by government to get out of poverty. Muganga made the urge Friday August 5, 2022 during the launch of 3.88 billion infrastructure projects within the District funded under Development Response to Displacement impact Project-DRDIP. Muganga said that the infrastructure established by government are enablers of development which the people should take use of.
Kiryandongo District Local Government has been applauded for exceptional performance in the implementation of the development response to displacement impact project in Uganda which has attracted other countries to benchmark.
Residents of Kimogoro village, Mutunda sub county in Kiryandongo district have been invaded by the African army worm which is destroying all the green vegetation in the area. The invasion was reported through the area LCI chairperson to the district production officer on Thursday March 31,2022.
Villages in Kiryandongo district are struggling with the limited safe water sources available in their vicinity. This was revealed by the District Water Officer Samuel Muhumuza during the launch of the drilling of 11 deep holes within the district at Nyakibete LCI in Kigumba sub county. Muhumuza added that according to Ministry of water and environment standards, one borehole serves a community of 400 people of which an average village in Kiryandongo district has 800 people which calls for an additional borehole.
Kiryandongo district chairperson Edith Aliguma Adyeri has called upon the community to always seek reproductive health from qualified health workers at recognized health facilities so as to avoid the likely side effects resulting from self-prescription.