RUKUNGIRI- Relief items worth 9.3 million shillings have been donated to widows in Rukungiri Municipality by Rukungiri community Church-RCC under Amaziba Ministries, to help them during this COVID-19 situation.
The donation targeting 164 widows saw a total of 2,180 kgs of posho, 10,900kgs of beans, 21 boxes of washing soap given out.
Each widow received 10kgs of posho, 5kgs of beans and one bar of soap.
According to the RCC Senior Pastor Elisha Kakwerere, the donation was from Wycliff Associates, a scripture translation Agency in Orlando Florida in the US. Pr Kakwerere emphasized that widows and orphans should be helped as a requirement from the scripture.
Rukungiri Municipality Deputy town clerk, Prosper Tagobya commended Rukungiri Community Church for being non segregative, saying that they would have otherwise chosen to give only members of their church.
David Tumwesigye, Eastern division Chairman thanked other able people and religious leaders to follow suit and extend a helping hand to the needy people in their communities.
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