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Museveni donates UGX60M to two churches in Katakwi

Vice President Jessica Alupo delivered at each of the churches, St. Stephen Catholic Parish and St. Paul Church of Uganda Shs 30m, totalling Shs60m from President Mseveni.

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has donated Shillings 60 million towards the construction of St. Stephen Catholic Parish and St. Paul Church of Uganda in Katakwi district.

Museveni delivered the money through the Vice President, Retired Major Jessica Alupo Epel.

She noted that the president was aware of the burden the Christians were facing to construct both churches.

 

Rev. Fr. Remi Nyengere, the Dean of Katakwi  and St. Stephen Catholic Parish priest who received the money explained that they have so far injected Shillings 1 billion into the project, adding that they need at least another Shillings 1 billlion to complete the construction.

Nyengere said the president’s donation has come at the right time because they were struggling to raise money for the project.

Some of the Christians who witnessed the delivery of the money such as Charles Aleper and Raphael Ojakal described Alupo and President Museveni as true leaders.

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