Karoro receives the donation
Foundation, Gateway Delta and Gateway Metroplex Ltd have donated Shs75m to the
National COVID-19 Fund.
supplies donated include; sugar, maize flour, sugar beans and soap were handed
over by Amit Sachdeva, Ruksar Aswani, Jerely Fernandez to the head of the fund
Mary Karooro Okurut, who is also the Minister in Charge of General Duties.
country is going though one of its most difficult periods since independence in
1962. We are fighting a disease that cannot be seen. In comparison to some
countries in Europe and America and China which, have recorded Covid-19 related
deaths in their thousands, we in Uganda are so far lucky in that not a single
death has been recorded,” Ruparelia Foundation said in a press statement.
Ruparelia and Gateway Delta officials handover the items to the National COVID-19 Fund’s head Mary Karooro Okurut.
this crisis, there are many people who have lost their jobs and are currently
unable to support themselves. President Museveni a few weeks ago, called on the
business community to see what they can do and like many other companies,
Ruparelia Foundation heeded his call and we donated two Tata pick-ups. Once
again, Ruparelia Foundation has stepped up to the president’s call and along
with Gateway Delta and Gateway Metroplex Limited, we are donating 4,000 food
kits to be distributed to those in need.”
weeks ago Ruparelia Foundation donated 2 4wheel drive cars to the same
The Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Aceng and PS Diana Atwine received a double cabin pick up from Roko Construction Ltd in support of the COVID-19 response in Uganda.
will contribute to addressing the logistical challenges.
received a donation of Personal Protective Equipment worth USD 3,000 from A
Global Healthcare Public Foundation towards the COVID-19 response to support
the frontline healthcare workers.
Africa Ltd donated 500 pieces of torches in support of the COVID-19 response.
Receiving the donation, Atwine said “these torches will go to our midwives at upcountry health facilities who deliver our mothers”.
Aptech Africa Ltd donated 500 pieces of torches in support of the COVID-19 response. Receiving the donation, @DianaAtwine said “these torches will go to our midwives at upcountry health facilities who deliver our mothers” #STAYSAFEUG pic.twitter.com/nlk1X3m4fk— Ministry of Health- Uganda (@MinofHealthUG) April 23, 2020
State Minister for Health for Primary Health Care, Moriku Joyce and Atwine received
a donation worth UGX 440M from Uganda Bankers Association and the Deposit
Protection Fund to support the fight against COVID-19 in Uganda.
behalf of the NTF, Aceng and Moriku received a donation of UGX 10 M from China
National Aero Technology International Engineering Cooperation as support to
the COVID-19 right in Uganda.
pharmaceuticals donated an assortment of medicines as part of their support to
the COVID-19 fight in Uganda.
medicine will be dispatched to Kawempe Regional Referral Hospital.
received a donation of 200 canisters of Tokotoko Gas, 70 pieces of sit on top
cookers and 30 pieces of standalone burners worth UGX 25M from RAMCOGas, as
their support to the COVID-19 fight.
Gittoes pharmaceuticals donated an assortment of medicines as part of their support to the COVID-19 fight in Uganda. This medicine will be dispatched to Kawempe Regional Referral Hospital #STAYSAFEUG pic.twitter.com/GnIYJqtY1S— Ministry of Health- Uganda (@MinofHealthUG) April 22, 2020
will be delivered to the frontline health workers.
also received a donation of test kits worth UGX 381M from NSSF to support the
kits are the most important. We need this as a health sector, so we are able to
test as many people as possible”.
Heart Foundation through Bebe Cool donated food items to the media and DJ
fraternity and TB patients who are on medication in Kampala.
appealed to distributors to ensure that the vulnerable TB patients who cannot
afford food are the 1st to receive Members of the East African Legislature
Assembly have donated 50 bags of passion fruits to the COVID-19 response.