Centre for Hope and Life in and After Prisons Initiative –CHALAPI –Uganda has donated balls to the children who are temporarily encamped in the different camps in Kasese district in order to make them busy.
According to Mr. Godfrey Kule Kiwede, the organizations Executive Director, the donation was also meant to extend some psycho-social support to the children who were displaced by the devastating floods that recently hit Kasese district.
Delivering the 240 balls to the beneficiaries, yesterday Kiwede urged them to optimally utilize the donation.
He said the people living in camps are undergoing a lot of trauma since they have been disconnected from their lucrative activities. Mr.Kiwede explains:…..
The organization also donated 50 liters of fuel to support the activities of the
Kasese District Inter-faith Committee in the established camps.
According to statistics from the Kasese District Disaster and Risk Management Committee, over 18,500 people who were recently displaced, are encamped at 29 temporary camps established at schools and churches across the district.
The Kasese District Inter-Faith Committee Chairperson, Rev. Ezra Yongeza
Mukonzo said plans were underway to reach to all the camps and preach to those who were displaced as a form of relieving them from stress.Rev. Mukonzo;1…..
Joseph Nzukwa, the Senior Volunteer working with Uganda Red Cross asked
the leaders where some temporary camps have been established to ensure that the affected persons are engaged in productive activities including weaving baskets among others. Mr. Nzukwa Speaking: …….
Rev. Fr. Expedito Kisembo Masereka, the Secretary to the Inter-faith Committee who doubles as the Ibanda Catholic Parish Priest warned the internally displaced people against extravagancy but rather more consciousness in the way they use the relief food they receive now that the country is attacked by the number of disasters that demands a lot from the potential donors.Rev. Fr. Expedito adds……
Earlier, Dr. Monday Rude Julius had donated Ten thousand kilograms of cassava flour to flood victims in Kyarumba town council and Kyarumba sub-county, while Mr. Saidi Thembo Kasiba the coordinator Church of Christ ministries Kasese donated one hundred cloth masks to Boda-Boda riders in Kamulikwizi ward Nyamwamba division. Mr. Kasiba on Masks;…..