Adjumani, Uganda – Members of the Madi Presidential Industrial Hub Committee met on Tuesday in Adjumani district to select new students for the next intake, which will begin on October 11, 2023.
The committee also discussed the four-acre model for the implementation, value addition, and installation of a modern maize mill machine purchased by the government for the Presidential Skilling Hub.
The committee confirmed 240 beneficiaries to study at the industrial hub in Adjumani district at no cost. The meeting was chaired by the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) of Moyo district, Mr. Gore Goffin, and attended by leaders from Madi sub-region.
The meeting was also attended by the RDC of Obongi district, Mr. Samuel Mpimbaza Hasaka, the DISO Draiciri Edward, district political heads, National Resistance Movement (NRM) chairpersons, the hub manager, and technical staff, as well as leaders from Madi sub-region.
The students will study for free and will undertake over six courses, including bakery, tailoring, welding, carpentry, hairdressing, building and construction, weaving, and knitting.
The committee also resolved that graduates who completed their studies at the industrial hub should be integrated into various government-funded programs like PDM, YLP, EMYOOGA, and UWEP.
The meeting was concluded by the Obongi Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka, who thanked President Museveni for the initiative of helping poor families and uplifting them to a money economy.