DFCU Bank in association with the Buganda Kingdom has declared a three-year organization that sees the bank become the official bank backer for the Annual Kabaka Birthday Run.
The sponsorship revealing occurred at the Buganda Kingdom workplaces in Bulange, Mengo.
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Therefore for the following three years, the Kabaka’s Birthday Run will be supported under the reason; ‘Men against AIDS to spare the young lady youngster’, which is planned to drive mindfulness about HIV/AIDS. In addition, he urged men to get tried, get treated and ensure ladies against disease.
This organization is in accordance with DFCU’s Corporate Social Investment mediation territory of maternal and youngster wellbeing with regards to HIV/AIDS.
Talking during the official disclosing, DFCU Bank’s CEO, Mathias Katamba said; “Notwithstanding the noteworthy advancement in the most recent decade bringing about a 58% abatement in AIDS-related passings. Also, 57% diminishing in new contaminations, there is a requirement for increasingly synergistic exertion to drive mindfulness and testing.”
“We accept DFCU’s organization with the Buganda Kingdom will guarantee a continued understanding that testing for HIV is a basic entryway to HIV counteractive action, care, and treatment. However, this is in accordance with our promise to the long haul prosperity and elevating of the networks wherein we work,” Mr. Katamba included.
The Katikkiro of Buganda, Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga also praised DFCU Bank for its proceeded with help. In addition, he recognized it’s the responsibility of joining the Kingdom in the battle against HIV/AIDS.
“The Kabaka Birthday Run has been developing in stature and effect. As far as handling distinctive social issues, in the course of the most recent six years. For the following three years, we will hold the Kabaka Birthday Run with the expectation of tending to HIV/AIDS. We accept that with more accomplices like DFCU Bank, it is conceivable to contribute essentially towards the battle against HI/AIDS. I thank DFCU Bank for consolidating this reason and we will verify our youngsters’ future,” he commented.
In conclusion, in 2019, the Kabaka Birthday Run recorded a complete investment of more than 50,000 sprinters, setting it among the best five Runs in Africa. Since its commencement, over UGX 1Billion collected and given to chosen causes including Fistula Awareness and treatment just as Sickle cell mindfulness and testing.