The 14 seater vans branded ‘Alphard V’ were received by the members of the COVID-19 response fund team.
HEALTH RELIEF COVID-19
KAMPALA - Jan Japan Auto Motors (JJAM) importers of vehicles in Uganda have donated 8 vans towards the fight against COVID-19.
The 14 seater vans branded ‘Alphard V' were received by the members of the COVID-19 response fund team, headed by Mary Karooro Okurut, Robert Kabushenga, Chief Executive officer (CEO) Vision Group, Dorothy Kisaka, the Fund's secretary and administrator at the Office of the Prime minister( OPM) on Monday.
JJAM Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Farooq Achakzal flanked by Muhammad Hasnain (Director) said each car is valued at sh35m will be used by the health ministry to support government's efforts in fighting coronavirus Pandemic.
"The fight against COVID 19, is a collective responsibility for all Ugandans, it is the reason we have heeded President Yoweri Museveni's call aimed at supporting the national campaign and also support the health sector," Achakzal said.
Cissy Namujju, Lwengo district woman MP donated 2 tonnes of maize and an ambulance.
The directors of Gal Sports betting Ivan Kalanzi and Ivr Pradeep donated sh 15m towards the fight. "Many people who were depending on sports betting are not employed yet they have to eat. That is why we have contributed to this cause," Kalanzi said.
The Directors of Madhivan group and Kakira Sugars limited led by KP Eswar donated two brand new four-wheel-drive double cabins. The also donated 2,280 liters of Kakira clean sanitizers, to referral hospitals of Kakira, Kamuli, Iganga, Kayunga and Busoga kingdom.
Also, Theresa Namulondo who trekked 14 kilometers from Kyengera Wakiso district donated sh10,000 towards the fight.
Silage Sekizibu the leader of traditional healers association Wakiso district donated sh100,000. "Uganda cannot survive with a hungry and unhealthy population, this is why we have heeded Museveni's call to donate generously," Sekizibu said.
The Uganda Private Security Association led by the national chairman Grace Matsiko donated sh15m for procurement of 4,200 liters of fuel. They also donated 20,000 gloves, 3500 face masks.
The Directors of Divine Bamboo, Divine Nabaweesi donated 1000kg of charcoal briquettes for households during this period.
The directors and of Jassani Foundation, Kareem Jassani and Adnan Jassani, donated 4,200 liters of Ultra-high temperature processing (UHT) milk and 700 liters of liquid handwashing detergents worth sh25m.
The directors of KDB Kyarenga wines Joseph Balikuddembe flanked by Samuel Kaliba donated 2,500 kilograms of maize flour.
The coordinator of the Somali Community Association in Uganda Mohamed Kalif donated sh1.5m
The country manager of Mini Bakeries donated 5 tonnes of maize flour.