Kibuku leaders ask that electricity be extended to schools and homes

By Deo Wasswa

Local leaders in Kibuku District want the government to extend electricity to schools and homesteads to help in improving the learning of pupils and to reduce on eye health relate problems that come as a result of revising books using candles (Tadoba) especially by pupils in candidate classes.

Timothy Mamberu, the chairperson of Kobolwo village located in Kibuku town council in Kibuku district says lack of electricity  in the areas is among obstacles to pupil’s performance.

Mr. Mamberu was speaking to our reporter amidst  of ongoing exercise of assessing the learning of children in Kubuku district spearheaded by Uwezo Twaweza East Africa.

Other obstacle cited including lack of scholastic materials, lack of school feeding programs, parents attitude to send their children to school, poverty in communities to raise school fees among other