On 25th September 2017 the Batwa community of bundibugyo held at Ntandi TTC hall Ntandi town council.40 Batwa attended. 17 were female and 23 male. The meeting was also attended by LCIII chairperson, LCI chairperson, and members from CSOs and area District councilor.
|Batwa picking lesons from the Gulu experince|
During the meeting, the Batwa re-affirmed their commitment to the Alcohol By-law they formed and suggest that leaders at allow level support them in the implementation process. They also agreed that parents should be exemplary at home to promote peace. They also agreed to take and support their children in the schools as it’s the only way they can make a step in development.
They re-affirmed their commitment to Batwa community Tukulakulane association. An association that bring everyone together. That the association will be used to lobby government to support their development programs.
|LCIII leader sharing with the Batwa|
In his remarks the chairperson LCIII Mr. Jackson Musema appreciate the efforts of RIC-NET to support the Batwa come up with the program of forming a group, he promised to support the group with projects under youth development programs and also promised the Batwa to nominate 2 people to act as VHTs in their community, the two will receive training from the health department at the sub county and thus monitor the health situations among the Batwa people. But the Batwa must show cause.