Athletics

Movit Hands Over 1,550 Kits To Nkozi Hospital Ahead of 2021 Charity Run

Movit Products Limited through Movit brand on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 handed over 1,550 vests/kits valued at over Ush25 Millions to Nkozi Hospital officials at a Kit Unveiling Event held at Movit Products Limted Head Office in Bunamwaya.

The donation was aimed at aiding the charity run scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 03rd, 2021.

“This donation is a clear indication of our continued partnership with Nkozi hospital to organize the Rotary-Nkozi Marathon Virtual Charity run aimed at raising funds for the construction of the Accident Casualties and Trauma Center at Nkozi Hospital in Mpigi District,” said Stephen Mukisa,Senior Manager-Brand Management at Movit Products Limited.

The virtual run is set to solicit funds from Rotarians, leaders, members of the business fraternity, corporate entities and the general public towards constructing an Accident Causalities and Trauma Center.

“We have been part and continue to be part of this noble initiative that is directed towards providing the much-needed support to victims of road accidents along the Kampala-Masaka Highway. This donation is our way of saying we are committed to working with partners and people that have the community at the centre of what they do because it is a key facet of our business” Mukisa explained.

While handing over the kits to Nkozi Hospital officials, Stephen Adinyai, Brand Manager, Movit said the kit unveiling and handover event was in line with Movit’s pledge to support the run, for the 5th year running.

“Therefore, as a sign of this commitment to support this year’s initiative and as part of Movit’s Corporate Social Investment initiative, we are today handing over a total of 1,550 marathon kits and 50 polo t-shirts for VIPs which we procured to aid in the run,” he remarked.

Adinyai further added that, “Movit will be visiting Nkozi hospital on the Marathon day to support patients with an assortment of sanitary products and equipment including sanitizers, soaps and buckets among others that are essential in the fight against COVID-19 but also facilitate patient care.”

“Through our partnership with Nkozi which dates back to 2016, the Movit brand aims at empowering and giving confidence to communities in Uganda,” he concluded.

According to Nkozi Hospital Msgr. Charles Kasibante, the Vicar General of the Kampala Archdiocese, these kits will be sold to participants at a cost of Ushs. 20,000 only as a way to raise funds as works proceeds that will go towards continuing the ongoing construction of the Accident and Trauma Centre at the hospital.

Kasibantesaid that, “Movit has vividly been part of this cause since its inception in 2016 and we are grateful for their unwavering support towards the realization of this dream and objective for which this initiative was set up, that shall facilitate the treatment of accident causalities along the Masaka Highway.”

Participants will be able to purchase the kits at various locations including Centenary Bank Rubaga, Nsambya parish, Centenary Bank Masaka Branch and at Equator in Kayabwe among others.

 

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