A bus accident in Uganda claimed the lives of 18 project staff members from InterAction member organization NCBA CLUSA, and three other individuals. Fifteen staff members survived the crash and are receiving medical treatment. The staff worked on NCBA CLUSA’s Youth Empowerment Through Agriculture (YETA) project.
InterAction would like to express its deepest sympathies to all staff and families of NCBA CLUSA affected by this devastating loss. For anyone wishing to assist the families of those whose lives were lost, a contribution can be made to the Cooperative Development Foundation’s Disaster Recovery Fund. CDF’s Disaster Recovery Fund assists cooperatives, families and communities when they are most in need of help.