RUBIRIZI- Rubirizi district Woman Member of Parliament Hon Kesande Grace has donated assorted food items to people who were affected by floods in the district.
At least 5 cells in Kasarara ward, Rubirizi Town council were recently affected by floods due to heavy downpour / winds that left plantations including banana, beans, yams, coffee, maize gardens destroyed. The affected cells are Rubirizi and Kasarara, Kasungu, Nyakasharu and Rugazi.
The food items included 200Kgs of maize flour, 300kgs of Cassava flour and maize seeds to benefit 500 people from 200 households from the affected areas.
Hon Kesande asked residents to stop environmental degrading practices such as deforestation, wetland draining among others if they want to avoid such calamities.
Hon Kesande revealed that she will together with Bunyaruguru county MP Hon John Ntamuhira and Hon Muhamadi Katoto of Bunyaruguru county to send more supportive items as well as asking for support from the office of the Prime Minister for the affected citizens.
While receiving the items yesterday, John Magezi, the Rubirizi Town council Chairman thanked Honorable Kesande for her support and asked Local council leaders to make sure that the items are given to the target population (the affected persons).