Lungu empowers women in Chingola’s Riverside with K80, 000

 Lungu empowers women in Chingola’s Riverside with K80, 000

President Edgar Lungu has empowered the women of Riverside in Chingola ward with K80, 000 cash.

The women through their Member of Parliament Matthew Nkhuwa had lobbied that he asks for the Presidential Empowerment Fund from the President on their behalf.

And the answer was a yes and yesterday, Mr Nkhuwa who is also Energy Minister met them to break the news.

He later left Chingola Ward Councillor George Kampamba at Twateka Primary School to take the project proposals from the women so that they could have concrete, viable and easy to start business ventures.

The money will be officially handed over to the women on Monday August 24, 2020, at the same venue in the morning.

And Chingola Constituency PF Chairperson Francis Chileshe said Mr Nkhuwa even before he became a parliamentarian he had a giving hand.

Mr Chileshe said the MP had been giving the community in various ways and it was vital that the President had come on board to lighten the burden of the Chingola Law marker.

Meanwhile, Jennipher Kabwe who is leading group of 40 women told the MP that her group wants to be involved in chicken rearing for their sustenance.

The Independent Observer

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