KCCL and the Community
KCCL takes it's role in the local community seriously.
In addition to providing direct employment and training opportunities for over 250 local people, KCCL also contributes to the local community in the following ways:
- Medicare cover is provided to all workers and their dependants
- Taps and water pumps were installed along the Hydro-electric plant's canals to provide communities in the Mubuku valley with water for domestic use
- Constructed a new foot bridge over the Mubuku River at the Intake location.
- Providing fire fighting and ambulance services to the local community
- Contributing to various sporting activities in the district
- Providing career development opportunities for students on industrial training
- Improving the local transport infrastructure by sealing roads in Kasese town
- Constructed 3 health centres around kasese
- Constructed 2 Road/River bridges to allow communities to access markets
- Built a secondary school at Hamukungu
- Constructed a chicken farm at Hamukungu
- Study tours to secondary and tertiary institutions
KCCL Community Health Program
Our Focus & Scope
KCCL community health program is currently targeting areas of Hamukungu, Kahendero & Muhokya with an estimated population of 10,000 who are more disadvantaged than others.
In partnership with Health Initiative for the Private Sector(HIPS), we are providing the following programs to the community
(a) Peer Education Activity
(b) Community Based Volunteers
- About 60 active peer educators undergone training.
- Mostly engaged in community sensitization, helping the medical team, mobilisation of community various activities and identification and follow up of OVC beneficiaries
(c) Orphans & Vulnerable Children
CBV program launched May 2008 after a training of 25 selected community members facilitated by Mild May International.
Involved in home visitations, counseling and participation in sensitization of programs.
Program started with the Aids Bag Club initiative which catered for selected children orphaned by HIV/AIDS.
Were able to look after 6 children 4 of which completed Primary Seven.
With additional support from HIPS – program has expanded to benefit 150 children within the 3 communities
where we have provided scholastic materials, training, advocacy and psycho support.
(d) Post Test Club activities in the Muhokya Community