FUFA has made a financial contribution of Two (2) Million shillings for the purchase of tickets to participate in the Kabaka’s Birthday run due this Sunday 8th April in Lubiri.
A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity aimed at fundraising to save thousands of lives of people who are affected with sickle cell has been attached to the run.
The contribution was handed over to the Katikkiro of Buganda Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga today at Bulange by the FUFA Deputy CEO Humphrey Mandu who was accompanied by FUFA Marketing Director Esther Musoke, Communications Manager Ahmed Hussein and Events Manager Leilah Nankya.
‘We have supported the event because FUFA and Buganda Kingdom care a lot about the health of the citizens. Sickle cells is very dangerous and has claimed many lives. We are hopeful our humble contribution will help in the campaign’ said Mandu.
One million will be spent on purchasing tickets while the other amount for the Sickle Cells Association in Uganda.
The Katikkiro was grateful of FUFA’s support;
‘Football in Uganda is incomplete without talking about FUFA and Buganda Kingdom. We are glad that football people are supporting this cause. I thank FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, his Executive and staff for this contribution’
FUFA has also confirmed to send participants for the Airtel Sponsored Kabaka’s Birthday run.