By Felix Oketcho
Cosmetics Manufacturer, Movit Products Limited has donated UGX20million towards the 2021 Annual Kabaka Mutebi Birthday Run that will take place on 28th of November.
Organized by the Buganda Kingdom, the Kabaka Birthday Run is an annual event held to celebrate His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II the Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom.
According to organisers, this years edition of Kabaka Birthday run will be held under the theme; “Men Against AIDS to save the girl child.”
The Katikkiro of Buganda, Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga in his address towards this event expressed the kingdom’s gratitude to all the associates and partners who have committedly joined the rest of Buganda in celebration of the Kabaka’s birthday each year, and called upon more to be part.
“We are elated to have you join us today as we launch the much-anticipated Kabaka Birthday Run in celebration of our King’s birth-date which occurs every year on April 13th. Your partnership goes a long way in enabling us contribute to a number of causes that remain pertinent to the well-being of our communities,” he stressed.
Connie Nankya Communications and Corporate Affairs Manager at Movit Products said, over the years, Movit Products have shared a rich relationship with the Buganda government.
“This year, we are happy to be a partner through our contribution of UGX20,000,000 towards the celebrations and run respectively. We believe that when we join hands in the fight against AIDs we shall continuously reduce on the number of infections across all avenues,” Nankya noted.
She praised the partnership as an ideal one and pledged Movit Products’ continued support towards Buganda Kingdom’s charitable activities and development.
“As an entity we value such forums that extend the grand opportunity for us to speak to a gender that remains so dear to us and in this specific case, the girl child. We therefore pledge our commitment to support and rally behind the Buganda Kingdom in ensuring that we achieve our goal,” she said adding;
“Furthermore, given our past history and involvement in a number of partnerships with the Buganda Kingdom, we believe this cements our collaborative efforts with the Kingdom and all initiatives intended to better our community.”