Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has praised city businessman, Ben Kavuya for donating a health facility to Rukungiri district to supplement on government efforts of provision of health services to the people.
The PM was in Rukungiri on Friday to open the health facility.
“I must say that I am impressed by Mr. Kavuya’s big heart of giving back to society and I thank him for the contribution to support government’s programme of providing health facilities in every sub-county” Dr. Rugunda said at the opening of the Kavuya memorial health centre 3.
Mr. Kavuya solely constructed the Kavuya memorial health centre 3 in Rwankoma Kebisoni in Rukungiri in memory of his father. The City businessman has donated a similar health facility to Lyatonde district.
Kavuya who is property developer and real estates’ dealer donated the two health facilities after establishing that the two districts lack the medical amenities. Earlier last year, the Vice President, Edward Sekandi opened Lyatondo facility. According to health officials, the facility has improved the health standards the district. Lyatonde is one of the districts without health centre five.
Kavuya commonly referred to as chairman is the founder member of Legacy Group. He is responsible for overseeing the development of Rutungu Investments from a small start-up business with a few employees to a multi-million empire as it stands today.