Bunyangabu district launches Sage program
The state Minister for Gender and cultural affairs Peace Mutuuzo who also doubles as the woman MP Bunyangabu district has today officially launched the social assistance Grants for Empowerment SAGE program in Bunyangabu district.
The program which originally started in five districts in the whole of Uganda has officially been rolled out to other districts to strictly benefit the elderly aged 80years and above.
In Bunyangabu, all the accredited beneficiaries will receive money for six months starting from the month of January 2020- to June which will be totaling up to Shillings 150.000.
Mutuuzo says the elderly in Bunyangabu who qualify should be keen and watch out for the days when their specific sub counties will be receiving money to avoid being duped by their next of keen.
The LC 5 chairperson Bunyangabu James Ategeka Mugarama has thanked the elderly for being patient while they waited for the program to be rolled out in the district.
Over 2500 people will benefit from the SAGE program in Bunyangabu.