French oil firm, drug http://cherrylanefarms.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-links-list-table.php Total E&P Uganda, has come to the aid of Buliisa District following a series of storms that occurred in March 2016.
The company is set to rehabilitate three primary schools; Kirama, Ndandamire and Kisansya whose structures were destroyed by the storm.
This intervention is expected to benefit an estimated 300 pupils and teachers.
At least 29 people were killed in the recent deadly storms and property worth millions of shillings was destroyed.
The donation which includes assorted building materials to include iron sheets, nails and timber will go towards rehabilitating two classroom blocks, two toilet blocks and one staff quarters at Kirama primary school, one classroom block at Ndandamire primary and one classroom block at Kisansya primary school all in Kigwera sub-county, Buliisa district.
Speaking at the recent handover ceremony of the items to the Buliisa District Chief Administrative Officer, The General Manager, Total E&P Uganda, Adewale Fayemi expressed the company’s deepest condolences for the lives lost during the storm and also expressed sympathies to the families of the deceased and the injured.
He also reiterated the company’s commitment to participating in initiatives geared towards the support and development of the Buliisa community.
“Education is priority to Total E&P Uganda and therefore the destruction of part of these schools by the storm is a key concern for us. As a responsible development partner of Buliisa District, we would like to lend a hand towards the rehabilitation of these schools to be able to minimize the interruptions caused,” said Fayemi.
Officials said the building materials needed for the renovation project were procured from the Buliisa area.
“Total E&P Uganda is pleased to see that local contractors and carpenters have been identified by the District to execute the renovations. These contractors will work together with the company’s Civil Engineer who will oversee the progress of the repairs,” Fayemi added.