By Spy Uganda
Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre – Entebbe Zoo has commended Ruparelia Foundation for its tireless support towards country’s Uganda Wilde Life conservation.
The remarks were made during the celebration of 70 years of existence of UWEC, where its Executive Director Dr James Musinguzi noted that the Ruparelia foundation, under the Ruparelia group, sponsors a lion cub called Arie named after Dr Ruparelia Sudhir’s grand daughter and daughter to Ms Sheena Ruparelia.
He said the Foundation has always supported the Rhinos with food and medical assistance and it has been taking swift responses to UWEC’s requests.
Musinguzi said with the support from patriotic Ugandans and organization like Ruparelia Foundation, the facility has transformed over the years adding that the celebrations are crucial as this will help the public to appreciate and recognize where “we have come from and where they are going”.
“We urge more partners to join UWEC in conserving wildlife through sponsoring animals, generous contributions and coming to visit the facility.” Dr Musinguzi added.
The 70 years celebrations will be crowned with a dinner gala in December at Munyonyo Commonwealth resort on the 2nd December 2022
The Ruparelia Foundation for the last 3 years has been supporting the UWEC to cater for the cub’s daily needs such as food and medication in timely manner.
What You Need To Know About Ruparelia Foundation
The Ruparelia Foundation was founded in 2012 by Dr. Sudhir & Mrs. Jyotsna Ruparelia and runs its programs under the catchphrase theme: “Enriching Lives Together”.
For the past ten years, the Foundation has worked together with several stakeholders to champion positive change in different communities across the country to improve livelihoods in Uganda.
To date, more than 700 charitable causes have been funded by the charity.
The focus areas of the foundation include health care, education, sports, wildlife and environment conservation, disaster relief, startup and general welfare.
Ruparelia Foundation strives to create a positive and transformative change in the community through making a real difference in the present day but also have a sustainable plan for every initiative carried out.