Movit Products Limited (MPL) on Friday handed over a cheque of Shs 80 million to the Irene Gleeson Foundation as a contribution towards the upcoming Irene Gleeson Charity walk.
This year’s contribution goes to the construction of the Irene Gleeson Community Library and Youth Training Resource Centre.
For over 4 years, Movit has contributed towards improving education conditions for millions of pupils in northern Uganda and is still committed to supporting this cause, to ensure that the dream of Maama Irene Gleeson lives on.
Receiving the cheque, Irene Gleeson Foundation Executive Director, John Paul Kiffasi applauded MPL for their continued support towards this charity walk and other initiatives spearheaded by the foundation.
He called upon the people of northern Uganda and other parts of the country Uganda to come in large numbers to support the Irene Gleeson Charity walk 2018 and thus together celebrate and commemorate the exemplary life of an extraordinary person.
The Irene Gleeson Charity walk is the biggest annual celebration in Kitgum and it will be held on the 22nd of July this year at Booma grounds in Kitgum district.
The charity walk is conducted in memory of Mama Irene Gleeson who left Austria and came to Uganda in 1992, specifically to northern Uganda which was considered among the most volatile parts of the world. Irene worked tirelessly to the betterment of education conditions in this part of the country through building schools, hospitals, rehabilitation homes among others till her passing in 2013.
Handing over Movit’s contribution, Bruce Mpamizo the director Business Growth, guaranteed the company`s commitment towards supporting the Irene Gleeson Charity walk and all other Irene Gleeson Foundation initiatives.
“It is our responsibility as an organisation to support activities and initiatives that elevate education and health conditions in Uganda. We give not because we have a lot but because we care about the wellbeing of the communities in which we operate”, he added.