Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has received a donation of 30,000 masks from Nytil aimed at cutting down on the spread of Covid-19.
Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka and Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago received received the facemasks on behalf of Kampala Capital City Authority from Nytil’s Head of Marketing, Jimmy Mutesasira at City Hall.
The Head of Marketing at Nytil went on to inform that they feel honoured to stand side by side with the Kampala Capital City Authority in the fight against coronavirus disease that has recently troubled the country.
“We are glad to work with KCCA to help fight the pandemic. As Nytil this is the launch of our campaign to support essential workers in our efforts to fight the spread of the virus,” Mutesaasira went on to say.
In their campaign to fight against the pandemic, Nytil said they will through KCCA donate various supplies such as bedsheets and other protective gear meant to be donated to hospital while they shall donate face masks and other items to vendors in the markets as he said;
“We pledge our support to KCCA, government and members of the public in the fight against the virus. Last year we donated shs100 million to the Covid task force but we also call upon other manufacturers to join this fight.”
And aside from KCCA, Mr. Mutesasira went on to say that the same donations are in the pipeline to be given to other government organizations in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the country.
City Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago thanked Nytil for the kind gesture as well as supporting KCCA’s endless endeavor to ensure that they fight against the second wave of Covid-19 that has hit Uganda.
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“We are excited for this wonderful contribution towards the fight against Covid and appreciate this gesture of responding to our call. We ask other good Samaritans to come out and support KCCA in the fight against the virus,” said the Lord Mayor.
While the KCCA Executive Director said that’s, “Masks are a basic need that if you use today, tomorrow you will need it again. This donation will go a long way in supporting our frontline workers.”