Funds from the maiden charity run will be channeled towards improving sanitation and education.
The NSSF Kampala Hash Seven Hills Run slated for April 3 has been boosted with sh10m from Kenya Commercial Bank (Uganda).
The National Social Security Fund hopes to raise sh240m from the run.
Funds from the maiden charity run will be channeled towards improving sanitation as well as renovation of structures in Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) schools under the UPE programme, in a bid to meet the required standards.
The KCB (Uganda) contribution will significantly bolster the initiative.
Mathias Muhimbisa, the bank’s executive director, said they are proud to support the cause.
“Education is one of our key focus areas and this run will make a significant contribution towards improvement of learning conditions of our future generation.
“We are proud to support a course that resonates with us as a bank and as individuals,” he said.
The 21km fun and non-competitive race in partnership with Kampala Hash House Harriers (KH3) race will traverse the historical seven hills of Kampala: Nakasero, Kibuli, Old Kampala, Namirembe, Rubaga, Lubiri and Nsambya.