Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda lauded Huawei for their efforts in improving Education in Busoga Kingdom.
This happened at the Busoga Kingdom Headquarters in Bugembe, Jinja on 21st November where Huawei donated large examination printer, large examination photocopier, office printer and copier, reception chairs, laptop, desktop computer and reception table among others to the Busoga Kyabazinga Examination Board (‘BUKEB’).
The donation worth 30,000,000UGX was handed to BUKEB by Mr. Bai Chengyu, Huawei Uganda’s Executive Director – Government and Enterprise Business in the presence of the Kyabazinga of Busoga His Royal Highness William Gabula Nadiope, the Speaker of Parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga and the Chinese Ambassador to Uganda H.E. Zheng Zhuqiang.
“I thank Huawei for this wonderful donation that will boost the Education in the Busoga Region. Busoga had the worst six performing districts in the national examinations. But with this boost I believe there shall be a big improvement,” said Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, The Speaker of Parliament of Uganda at the donation ceremony.
“I also commend Huawei for their Corporate Social Responsibility programs like Seeds for the Future, I however wish that Busoga region is considered in the selection of the participants to take part in the final 10 students that receive technological training in China under that program, let two come from Busoga region,” she added.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Chinese Ambassador to Uganda H.E. Zheng Zhuqiang also commended Huawei for being a responsible corporate citizen and encouraged the people of Busoga to embrace education.
“I urge the beneficiaries to embrace education because through it, the world is empowered by knowledge to make the impossibilities possible,” he said.
Mr. Bai Chengyu, Huawei’s Executive Director – Government and Enterprise Business group noted that the donation will improve the education standard in Busoga and encourage many parents to invest in their Children’s pursuit of knowledge.
On the same day, Huawei also donated approximately 200 bicycles to the people of Kamuli to improve health, livelihood and also to boost poverty eradication campaigns in the district. The donation worth 100,000,000 UGX was handed over to the people of Kamuli in the witness of the Speaker of Parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga at the Kamuli Youth Centre.