Thursday, March 18 2010
The Executive Director of Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Prof Maggie Kigozi, together with her team joined the rest of Ugandans in showing their sympathy towards the landslide Victims in Bududa. This was through the relief items that the UIA Board presented to the Secretary General Uganda Red Cross Society Mr. Nataka Michael at the Red Cross offices on Tuesday.
The items included blankets, Basins, Plates, cups, Clothing, Cartons of salt, soap and so many other essential items basically required in the day to day use. At the same time the Deputy Director, Communications and PR, (UIA) Doris Mitti, Presented a special offer to one of the Bududa survivor identified as Beatrice Namagolola, that gave birth from the camp, this included, baby shoals, pampers, baby clothing among others.
Prof Maggie Kigozi also appealed to other sectors especially private sectors who have not yet contributed to try and get something for these needy people. ‘‘These people where like us living in their own homes, they are our brothers and sisters and also our customers, so what has happened to them can happen to any of us, so let us join hands to better their lives.’’ She told the media people at the Red Cross Offices.
People in Budada were hit by a heavy landslide early in the month and from then they are surviving on the relief aid from different support organisations around and outside the country.
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