NDEJJE University has received $7,000 (about sh12.2m) from Celtel, writes Ronald Kabuubi.
â€œThe reward is a token of appreciation to Ndejje University for participating in the Celtel Africa Challenge quiz, which took place in Nairobi, Kenya, last month,â€ Celtelâ€™s public relations manager Justina Ntabgoba said.
The university also received trophies.
â€œCeltel hopes the grants will go a long way in improving the studentsâ€™ welfare,â€ Ntabgoba said.
US$5,000 (sh8.7m) was given to the university, while each student who participated in the quiz was rewarded with $500 (sh875,000).
Dennis Okiror, John Martin Ntabazi, Tinah Nambi and Phiona Achanit received the $500 each.
Moi University of Kenya won the opening quiz against Ndejje University.
Celtel gives $7,000 to Ndejje University