500,000 Pupils to Benefit from School Puzzle Challenge

Unilever Uganda on Wednesday launched a three-month consumers’ campaign which will touch lives of over 500, approved treatment 000 pupils and families in Uganda.

Dubbed the “Blue Band Hi-Five School Puzzle Challenge”, rx ed the competition is intended to improve awareness on nutrition to pupils drawn from over 1, page visit this 000 schools in Uganda.

Speaking during the launch at Kitante Primary School in Kampala, Peter Muchiri, Unilever Uganda Country Director, reaffirmed Unilever’s commitment to improving the lives of children and their families through nutrition provision with brands that provide a daily source of essential nutrients.

This year’s prizes include school fees for the top three students per region, an East African educational tour which will include students from other East African countries where Unilever operates, and cash prizes for winning schools and their teachers.

Hon. Sarah Achieng Opendi, the State Minister of Health for Primary Health Care who was the Chief Guest at the launch, lauded Unilever for complimenting government’s efforts in promoting community health through best feeding practices.

“We are happy that Unilever has relentlessly and consistently relayed the proper nutrition message. Everyone should play their part in raising healthy children; teachers, parents and entire community. The challenge is upon us to have healthier and more productive children,” echoed Opendi.

The competition follows another equally exciting school puzzle challenge held last year in which nutrition education was passed on to over 300,000 students who participated and also saw Kitante Primary School emerge as the overall winner.

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