Kampala, Uganda, November 9th, 2016: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider has given 250,000,000 UGXtowards the 2016 MTN Marathon’scause to support the schools’ sustainable sanitation in Kampala.
The 2016 MTN Kampala Marathon is set to take place on Sunday 20thNovember, with the aim of raising funds towards the construction of bio toilets with water harvesting facilities and environmental friendly bio gas technology. The bio toilets will reduce the cost of energy used in preparing meals for school children in Kampala.
“This is our fifth time to give to this great cause and we shall continue to support efforts to improve access to sustainable sanitation for the urban poor school children in Kampala. We are therefore contributing250,000,000 UGXto this year’s marathon,” says Mr. Stanley Chyn, Managing Director, Huawei Uganda.
“In MTN’s business foot prints, Huawei Uganda was the first to partner with us and we are glad to work with it (Huawei) even in the future,” says Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Uganda.
The ceremony took place at Huawei Uganda head offices at Rwenzori Towers on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.
More than 150 Huawei staff haveconfirmed participation in the MTN Kampala Marathon 2016.