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Kadaga Roots For Vocational Education

cheap http://crappieholic.com/plugins/alikonweb/alikonweb.captchabot/alikonweb.captchabot.php geneva;”>Addressing students of Uganda Technical College Elgon on April 7, cialis 40mg the Speaker noted that millions of youths had graduated from several institutions but had failed to secure formal employment.


“Times have changed technical education is no longer for failures that have not made it to the University. Graduates of technical courses are now more marketable and can employ themselves and others. Many have papers but can only knock on peoples doors for jobs. Be proud of technical education enjoy it”, Rt.Hon. Kadaga said.


The Speaker noted that Uganda’s housing industry had a deficit of nearly 2 million units of housing predicted over the next ten years. This she said are some of the opportunities that graduates from the technical schools will harness.


Rt.Hon.Kadaga reaffirmed government’s commitment to promoting and supporting technical education by announcing the approval by Parliament of a loan to refurbish technical training Institutes across the country.


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The students decried the delays in release of funds meant for government sponsored students admitted to the college. They appealed for bigger budgets for such institutions to enable them support capacity building and education for students.


Meanwhile while addressing graduates from Bugiri district at Kavule, the Speaker re-echoed the need for innovation to beat the scourge of unemployment.


Rt.Hon. Kadaga told graduates not to rely only on formal employment from government. She said Busoga region will benefit from a social action fund aimed at improving the general welfare of the people from the region.


She pointed at mechanisation of agriculture and the promotion of the tourism sector as the best avenues to develop the people of Busoga.


President Museveni is expected to launch the tourism drive at the Kagulu hill challenge. The Speaker confirmed that over fifty tourism sites including Kagulu Hill, Bishop Hannington memorial site at Kyando, and the Animal sanctuary will be refurbished and opened for tourism this year.

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