Kwagalana group,Dr.Sudhir saluted for fighting Covid19

[ABOVE] Kirumira hands over the demonstration key to both Ge.Moses Ali and Minister Okurut

Kwagalana group,Dr.Sudhir  saluted for fighting Covid19

By Kitts D.Mabonga


The first deputy prime minister and deputy leader of government business in parliament Gen.Moses Ali has saluted the Kwagalana group members for responding to the presidential appeal to support the fight against Covid19 pandemic.

THESE ARE THE VEHICLE KEYS SIR; The prime minister Dr.Rugunda receiving the keys from Amit [M] as Ahmed Bongo looks on.

Gen.Ali made the remark this week while receiving keys for a brand new Tata  xenon pickup truck which this group donated towards the fight against the corona virus pandemic.

THE KWAGALANA GROUP BOSSES MATCHING OUT OF OPM THIS WEEK.;Extreme left is Eng.Emmanuel Katongole who heads the Covid-19 fund and Kirumira with colleagues sharing a light moment.

He observed that government welcomes such donations from this single biggest group of local investors and calls upon more to emulate them.

The group chairman Godfrey Kirumiraon behalf of his over 20 highly wealthy people in Kampala city said it was not only the pickup truck being donated but most individual Members had separately donated into the fund.

He named Dr.Sudhir Ruparelia as being so far the single most powerful member of the Kwagalana group who donated heavily into the fund recently saying through his  Ruparelia foundation they donated two brand new Tata xenon pickup trucks and a separate consignment of foods and domestic essentials worth USD$100,000{75M/=).


Kirumira named other members who donated to separate groups as Ngabirano, Hamis Kiggundu,Ntaganda among others.

However when this website reached out to the Ruparelia foundation bosses_they confirmed that two brand new pickups and over USD$100,000 or 75M/=  worth foods and other household items were recently delivered to the national response fund to Covid19 in Kampala to help government in fighting the pandemic.

The vehicles were delivered by the Speke group of hotels marketing executive Mr. S. Amit and Ahmed Bongo respectively while the second  batch of donations including foods and household consignments were delivered by Amit and the foundation secretariat administrators respectively.

The foundation trustee members among them Mrs Joystna Ruparelia, Sheena,Rajiv and Meera collectively said they would continue working with the government in supporting all humanitarian efforts at all times whenever the need arises.

It is reported that before responding to the presidential appeal for public support towards the Covid19 pandemic, the foundation had earlier on in February this year  partnered with the Cedric Babuinitiative to offer food care packages to the over 5,000 vulnerable citizens of Kampala Central division slum communities.

The food care packages were delivered to all the parishes of the  Central division with support and guidance from  Local council leaders after identifying the most vulnerable families.

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