In search of Soco’s social projects: Reality or Fantasy?

“During 2013, SOCO committed over US $0.9 million towards social projects for local communities around Lake Edward…. including:  the rehabilitation of a dilapidated road between Nyakakoma and Ishasha, the installation of a communications mast at Nyakakoma, the provision of medical aid programmes (including a mobile hospital and a disease mapping campaign to combat neglected tropical diseases)…” Source: SOCO

 

 

Is this construction in Vitshumbi worth US $0.9 million and the destruction of vital livelihoods…? Local communities don’t think so …