SERERE – The Serere County Member of Parliament Patrick Okabe has pledged to supply Agro-inputs and seedlings for 153 savings groups next year.
The MP made the revelation while handing over UGX 4 million to Kangodo Parish savings groups.
He said that in order to supplement government programs including the Parish Development Model he will be giving inputs to 153 savings farmers groups within Serere County.
He said that organized farmers groups under Okabe Foundation will receive each Cassava cuttings, beehives, Maize Seeds, Orange seedlings, mango seedlings among others.
Okabe noted that the process will start with training of farmers.
He also promised to donate handhoes to the Groups.
Richard Emanio chairperson Okabe Foundation in his address challenged the parents of Serere to embrace technical education while Agemo Faith Norah Head of Girls Brigade under Okabe Foundation commended the MP for the intiatives aimed at transforming households in Serere County.
She is optimistic that the initiatives by the area MP will help postively impact postively on the girls.