Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni recently welcomed the Bishop of Kiyinda – Mityana Diocese, Rt. Rev. Joseph Anthony Zziwa, at State House in Entebbe. The meeting primarily focused on acknowledging and reinforcing collaborative efforts between the government and the diocese in combating poverty through various socio-economic development initiatives.
President Museveni expressed his gratitude to Bishop Zziwa for actively engaging with the government to implement poverty alleviation programs. During the meeting, the President commended the Bishop for his instrumental role in guiding the people of the diocese towards embracing projects aimed at uplifting their socio-economic status.
Acknowledging the significance of agricultural initiatives in poverty eradication, President Museveni highlighted the diocese’s efforts in encouraging activities such as coffee cultivation and dairy farming. These projects have been identified as pivotal avenues to empower communities and lift them out of poverty.
“We appreciate Bishop Zziwa’s collaboration and dedication to guiding the people of Kiyinda – Mityana Diocese in pursuing initiatives that address poverty,” stated President Museveni. “Projects like coffee farming and dairy production play a vital role in creating sustainable livelihoods for our people.”
President Museveni reaffirmed the government’s commitment to supporting the diocese in its relentless efforts to combat poverty among Ugandans. He pledged ongoing assistance and resources to bolster the diocese’s initiatives aimed at improving the economic well-being of communities within its purview.
The meeting at State House underscored the importance of collaboration between religious institutions and the government in tackling socio-economic challenges. Both parties reaffirmed their dedication to fostering partnerships that uplift communities and promote sustainable development across Uganda.
The commendation from President Museveni towards Bishop Zziwa and the Kiyinda – Mityana Diocese reflects the recognition of their impactful endeavors and their shared vision of a prosperous and empowered Ugandan populace.