By: Kamusiime Barnabas
The UBUNTU Bafumbira United Association (UBUA) on Wednesday 21st July 2021 handed over seven Oxygen Cylinders to Kisoro district covid-19 task force as one way of contributing to the fight against the deadly covid-19 diseases in the district.
The cylinders were handed over to the district covid-19 task force by the UBUA Coordinator, Hatega Emmanuel Nkunda Vega
According to Vega, Over 500 UBUA Members contributed over 12 million shillings to purchase oxygen cylinders in order to supplement the district’s efforts to fight against covid-19 that has threatened lives of many people on earth.
This is the second time UBUA is donating Oxygen Cylinders to the district with the first batch having happened on 21st June 2021 specifically for Kisoro hospital. The same association donated a number of Mattresses during the first covid-19 wave.
Mr. Vega revealed that the association has embarked on forming clusters among its members that will work hand in hand with district leaders with an aim of promoting development.
The Kisoro district Covid-19 task force chairperson, retired Captain Peter Mugisha applauded UBUNTU for the tremendous support to the district task force in the fight against covid-19 since the covid-19 outbreak.
He noted that the cylinders were distributed to Rubuguri, Chahafi and Busanza health center IVs, each facility getting one cylinder while Mutolere was given three.
According to the rdc, Kisoro district currently has 41 oxygen cylinders with Kisoro having 32, Mutolere 6 while Rubuguri, Chahafi and Busanza health center IVs each has one oxygen cylinders.