Isango S/C

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.

ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS:

The sub county comprises of 5 parishes namely, Kyepara, Kayembe, Kamukumbi, Rukungu and Kabufu parishes with a total of 15 villages.

  1. Staffing:

Currently we have following staff at the sub county headquarters:

  1. Asiimwe Kasamba Henry- senior assistant secretary
  2. Thembo Samuel AG senior accounts secretary
  3. Baluku Phinehas parish chief- Kyempara
  4. Mbambu Jennet parish chief-Kabafu
  5. Muhindo Charles Agricultural Extension Worker
  6. Thembo Fred Supposed Staff

INSTITUTIONS:

  1. 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.

  1. 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

  1. 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
  1. REQUESTS;

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