[ABOVE] Prime minster Rugunda and minister Mary Karooro Okurut pose for a memorable group picture moment with officials from BAPS charities in Kampala last week.
BAPS Charities sinks 62M/= into Covid19 fund
By Kitts D.Mabonga
The government has commended the joint leadership of BAPS charities for positively responding to the appeal as sounded by President Yoweri Museveni calling for donations to fight the Covid19 pandemic.
The remarks were recently made by the prime minister Ruhakana Rugunda while receiving a consignment of foods,sanitisers and other valuables worth 61.6M/= from BAPS charities in Kampala as their contribution.
THE CHEQUE IS HERE SIR; BAPS charities members listening in to the prime minister speech in Kampala recently.
Rugunda who w as flanked by minister general duties in his office Mary Karooro Okurut told the delegation that president Museveni strongly appreciates such support from willing persons and organisations saying their contribution would be read out by the president and later be published in the media.
She thanked BAPS charities who are a collection of several business companies from India and Asia for having a caring heart especially during these trying moments as Covid-19 still ravages world economies and claiming hundreds of thousands of lives across the world.
Ajay Singh who coordinated the foundation efforts told the minister with her fund team members that BAPS charities would continue supporting government in her concerted efforts of fighting the corona virus.
PRESENTING DONATION;Senior members of the BAPS charities explaining why they decided to donate to the fund.
Both Deven who is director Ambitious Construction company and Suresh Patel director of Shreeji stationers 2009 Ltd said they jointly with their associates who have branches in Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi including Prayosha Enterprises, Shreeji wood mart Ltd. Akshar concrete products, and Shreeji investments respectively raised the resources at hand and would bring more soon.