VP Alupo Empowers katakwi Farmers with over 400 Hybrid goats in phase 2

Posted on May 26, 2024
By Admin

By Richard Onapatum

The Vice President Maj .Rtd Jessica Alupo with State House have on Thursday 23rd May 2024, empowered farmers in Katakwi district with hybrid goats under the State House Poverty Alleviation Programme.

Poverty Alleviation Programme is a government programme aimed at reducing the rate of poverty in the country by providing proper access to food, monetary help and basic essentials to the households and families living below the poverty line.

The 112 beneficiaries of Aketa Model village, Ongongoja Sub-county Usuk County in Katakwi District received 404 goats from Poverty Alleviation Department-State House.

This was 2nd batch following the 1st one of 191 goats to 49 beneficiaries in Feb 27, 2024.

The programme identifies, trains and supplies rural farmers in model parishes and equips them with goats, pigs,sheep and Saccos among others.

The Head of Department madam Joan Kakwenzire in her remarks, put clearly how H.E VP Jessica Alupo guided and welcomed Poverty Alleviation Program to be implemented in Katakwi District and embraced its work which mainly focuses in occupying and doing experiments in small areas of the country, but put abig impact through giving people tangible items which help vulnerable people  to get out of poverty very fast. 

She also thanked Vice President Alupo for choosing and authorising her to come to Aketa Village." 
SHe said she represents the government which gives authority to procure goats and other animals up to here

H.E the Vice President who doubles a woman member of Parliament for Katakwi District appreciated H.E Museveni for facilitating Poverty Alleviation Programme with resources to give vulnerable households to accumulate household income and get out of poverty. 

In her massage delivered by RDC of Karenga District Filbert Ocailap , VP Alupo encouraged beneficiaries to embrace government programmes by supporting and protecting the inputs. 

She thanked H.E and his NRM government for putting much emphasis on alleviating poverty amongst local people through bringing income generation projects. 



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