On Friday 18th October 2019, StarTimes Uganda partnered with other five Chinese Film production companies to give back to the Wakaliga community through the Crane Educational Centre, a school founded by Isaac Nabwana of the famous Wakaliwood.
Mr. Franklin Wang, StarTimes Uganda CEO and Cleopatra Koheirwe, the PR manager led the team digital Tv providers team.
The school was purposely founded to assist children whose parents in that community had failed to raise fees and requirements in the year 2003 and is now registered with classes from nursery to primary seven.
The founder Mr Isaac Nabwana, said he was ecstatic about the gesture because the donations are aimed at easing the conditions in which those kids study as well as their general welfare. He further stated that the Chinese chose his school because the school is well known for promoting the Chinese culture especially through kungufu training both at school and in the community.
The other donor groups from China included National Radio and TV Administration led by Zhu Zhengwen, Daylight Entertainment co.Ltd led by House Hongliang, Shanghai Linmon Pictures Co.Ltd led by Su Xiao, Hangzhou Jiaping PicturesvCo.ltd led by Wu Jiaping and Ciwen Media Group co.Ltd led by Wei Lina, and while addressing the pupils of Crane Education centre, extended their gratitude towards the school management for the effort to promote Chinese culture here in Uganda and promised that in the near future, they would work with Wakaliwood to create a stronger film making and production relationship with Uganda.
Cleopatra, the Star times PR, said that StarTimes has been supporting the school and will continue to do so in the bid to make sure that the kids have what is required to excel.