The Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, on November 2, 2018 flagged off a team to present relief items under the Aid Bududa Community (ABC) initiative to Bududa landslides victims.
“We thank the Management, entire Makerere University Community and our friends for supporting Phase 1 of the initiative. We particularly thank our sister associations MUASA, NUEI (National Union of Educational Institutions of Uganda–Makerere University Branch), the Chaplains and the University Mosque who tirelessly worked with us to achieve this objective,” Kamunyu remarked.
- Approximately 180 bales of clothes
- 5 bales of blankets
- 5 sacks of shoes
- 2,000kilogrammes of maize floor
- 1,000kilogrammes of beans
- 5,040 Not-For-Sale 96page exercise books
- 4,000 Nice Clear pens
- 3,500 pencils and
- An assortment of domestic items
“Makerere University is easily the biggest brand name in the Country and it is within our social responsibility that we are seen to be strategically responding to disaster. I believe that what we have been able to do through the ABC initiative will go a long way to help victims of the Bududa landslides” Pof. Nawangwe said.
The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe is mobbed by students at the ABC Initiative flag off ceremony: FILE PHOTO
“I am equally happy to see our students here, smartly dressed in their undergraduate gowns. On behalf of the University Council and Management, I thank you MUASA for spearheading this initiative and it is now my pleasure to flag off this consignment of relief items to Bududa” concluded the Vice Chancellor.