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American ambassador Launches 3 Projects in Mbale City’s Jewish Community

By Weswa Ronnie

MBALE CITY

 

American ambassador to Uganda, Natalie E Brown has launched three projects at Namanyonyi, Northern Division, Mbale City today 3rd March 2022.

 

While launching the projects, Natalie urged people from different religious affiliations to love each other as brothers and sisters.

 

The three projects were one class room block at Kakungulu secondary school, Nabugoya Underground water storm project and peace Kawomela coffee society all located at Namanyonyi Northern city division in Mbale city which were constructed by Jewish community funded by USA.

 

According to Brown, these projects which were constructed by Jewish community in the area are helping all community members irrespective of their religious affiliations.

 

She adds that it looks bad for people to segregate others because of their religion yet they are brothers and sisters before the eyes of God.

 

Gershom Sizomu Wambede, the former MP representing Bunghokho North constituency also the Jewish leader in African sub-Sahara region expressed his happiness with the partnership of America and Jewish community to erect such projects which are going to help all Ugandans.

 

He urged the community to use well these projects such that they can come out of poverty, educate their children and get clean water.

 

Geoffrey Kirya, the chairperson of Jewish community in Bugisu region however said that the Jewish community faces challenges of segregation from members of other religious affiliations in terms of association.

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