KAMPALA – Tycoon Ceasor Mulenga, Honorary Consul of Vietnam to Uganda on behalf of King Ceasor University has contributed 100 Million to the National COVID-19 Response Fund.
King Mulenga delivered the money to Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda on Thursday.
More people have responded to the President’s call for donations towards the Covid-19 response.
On Thursday, Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga received a donation of 100m/- and a brand new Tata pickup vehicle from Tembo Steels Ltd, on behalf of government, towards the national effort to combat Covid-19. Hajji Badru Muwanga, of Luuka Plastics Ltd, also offered 20m/- for the same cause.
On Wednesday, the National Task Force received a range of donations in support of the COVID-19 response in Uganda. These include:
– A cash donation of UGX 20M, cooking oil and rice worth UGX 20M and mobile phones worth UGX 10M from Sinohydro Corporation Ltd
-Sarrai Group donated supplies worth UGX 300M. These are;
-20,000kgs of sugar
-5,000 bags of wheat flour
-10,000 bars soap
-10,000 litres of sanitisers
– Blue Wave water through Nakawa Mayor, Ronald Balimwezo provided 800 cartons of drinking water
– Dodta group of companies donated 10,000 face masks and 500 test kits
– Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi donated soap for hand washing and food supplies comprising of posho and salt for rural communities
“The Ministry of Health appreciates everyone who heeded to H E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni call to support the COVID-19 response. Thank you,” the minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, said.