More Ugandans to get connected to the power grid for free

Electrical connections by uncertified wiremen – known as kamyufu in the local language – has grave consequences. The risks of electrocution and a premise catching fire are high, all of which can easily lead to death.

To avoid this scenario, the Electricity Regulatory Authority, through an initiative funded by the World Bank under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, kicked off a countrywide campaign called PawaKapo to encourage all qualified but unlicensed electrical technicians to take up free certification training while also sensitizing house owners of the need for safe house wiring and testing.

Read more: The Observer



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