KCCA and UNDP Forge Collaborative Vision for City Transformation

The Director-General of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Dorothy Kisaka, welcomed the new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Representative for Uganda, Nwanne Vwede-Obahor, for discussions on ongoing partnerships and upcoming endeavors aimed at revitalizing the city.

During their introductory session at the KCCA Employment Services Bureau on Wednesday, Kisaka underscored the valuable assistance UNDP has extended to various initiatives, particularly in empowering youth and women.

She reiterated KCCA’s commitment to improving education, healthcare, youth training programs, and market infrastructure throughout Kampala.

Of note, the successful collaboration with UNDP on illuminating and paving St Balikuddembe (Owino) market was highlighted, along with their support for youth empowerment initiatives.

Expressing her enthusiasm, Nwanne commended KCCA’s adept handling of the city’s complexities and emphasized the necessity of joint endeavors, especially in programs benefiting women in markets and empowering the youth.

She praised KCCA’s proactive stance in identifying projects that directly serve the community.

Rosebell Twinomujuni, Head of Employment Services at KCCA, praised the dedication displayed by both Kisaka and the UNDP Country Director toward empowering youth and women.

The meeting emphasized a shared commitment to broadening partnerships, with a particular focus on harnessing opportunities in ICT to empower young people, recognizing it as a crucial sector for future development and employment.

The alliance between KCCA and UNDP embodies a common vision of fostering sustainable change and reaching a broader demographic in Kampala, highlighting the potential for further impactful projects and initiatives in the future.