Isango sub county was created sub county in July 2011 with a population of 13,194 whereby 5,347 and 7,847 are men and women respectively.
The sub county comprises of 5 parishes namely, Kyepara, Kayembe, Kamukumbi, Rukungu and Kabufu parishes with a total of 15 villages.
Currently we have following staff at the sub county headquarters:
- Asiimwe Kasamba Henry- senior assistant secretary
- Thembo Samuel AG senior accounts secretary
- Baluku Phinehas parish chief- Kyempara
- Mbambu Jennet parish chief-Kabafu
- Muhindo Charles Agricultural Extension Worker
- Thembo Fred Supposed Staff
- Health units
We have two 2 health Centre’s is namely Kyempara and Kamukumbi health centre with low staffing level of 3 and 2 staffs respectively out of 9staff establishment. The Centre lacks the basic infrastructure like outpatient ward and basic equipment.
- Primary schools
We have 4 government aided primary schools as shown below:
-St Combon primary school with enrollment of 1039 with 19 teachers
-Kyembara primary school with enrollment of 574 with 17 teachers
-Kamukumbi primary school with enrollment of 247 with 14 teachers
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS /RECENTLY COMPLETED PROJECTS
- 8km marum road from Kyembara main junction to Kyembara health Centre II
- Opened 14km community access road (CAR)
- 4 classrooms blocks constructed at Kyemara and st allozious primary school (SFG)
- 2 classrooms blocks at st combon primary school on going
- OTHER GIOVERNMENT PROGRAMMES FOCUSING ON VULNREBLE GROUPS
- 12 groups (women, youth, PWDs) have benefited under CCD grant- Buka women group, Kamukumbi FAL women group, Thulibaghuma Harukungu women group, and Isango PWDs Isango youth Awalihaghuma women group Kyambogho Anti-poaching group, sunrise Mughongo catering group, Sibalingana women and Kalichikalichi group.
- Five (5) groups have also benefited under youth live hood Kayembe youth Kabafu youth Kamukumbi youth Kyembara alliance and Kitathurwa youth.
- 2 groups have like grafted mango seedlings, coffee seedlings and cows have been supplied under operation wealth creation.
NB out of 11 cows received only 2 are still alive
- KEY CHALLENGES
- Limited extension of electricity to all parishes.
- Poor road net worker especially all-weather roads in all parishes.
- Low staffing levels at health units and primary schools including the sub county headquarters.
- Low local revenue base and the sub county receives the lowest unconditional and DDEG funds.
- Poor office accommodation and lack of equipment to use like computers and motor cycles- we have only 2 motor cycles which are grounded.
- Poor seating arrangement at primary schools
- Poor sanitary conditions at primary schools
Extensions of equalization grant if any to the sub county, note that the sub county never received start up fund.
- Provide means of transport to facilitate implementation and monitoring of government programs.
- Provide financial support to the construction of the sub county resource Centre.
- Recruit and post more staff to health Centre’s, primary schools, and extension staff and parish chiefs.
- Upgrade Kyempara health Centre to health Centre 111level
- Ensure construction of VIP latrine and procure desks at primary schools
ASIIMWE KASAMBA HENRY
SENIOR ASSISTANT SECRETARY