Airtel Uganda to Support Makerere University with Shs20m towards Centenary Celebrations

Airtel Uganda to support Makerere University’s centenary celebrations with shs20 million

As part of the celebration’s activities, Makerere started a fundraising drive to raise funds for improving the infrastructure at East Africa’s oldest University that opened its doors to 14-day students in 1922.

The yearlong celebrations started in October 2021 and will end in October this year.

“Airtel Uganda appreciates the role of manpower training that Makerere University has played in the social economic transformation of Uganda. We have come here to support this course that we believe will go a long way in meeting the objective of the centenary celebrations. We are particularly humbled by the support of Makerere University in ensuring that we have a good pool of talent from which we recruit our people. Keep up the good work, ” said Flavia Lwanga, the Human Resources Director at Airtel Uganda.

Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe applauded the telecom company for the continued partnership between the two entities.

“We are pleased that Airtel Uganda, our long-standing partner has come to support us with this cause. We look
forward to more partnerships and projects that can increase the stock of innovations and increase access to technology-assisted teaching, learning, research, and development.”



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