Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu – Minister of Energy & Mineral Development has officiated the commissioning ceremony of the newly constructed school facilities at Purongo Primary School, Nwoya District constructed under the Karuma (600MW) Hydropower Project Community Development Action Program (CDAP) Phase I.
The UGX 1 billion shillings project included the construction of 2 classroom blocks with the head teacher’s office, 4 staff houses & 4 stance VIP latrines at Purongo Primary School. During construction, the project was closely supervised by UEGCL in collaboration with the local district officials Nwoya district.
“Hon. Minister, as we commission these facilities to improve the social livelihood of our host communities, we are also in the final preparations for the commissioning of the Karuma (600MW) Hydropower Project.” Said Dr Eng. Harrison Mutikanga – CEO, UEGCL.