With just days to the annual MTN Kampala Marathon, Huawei Uganda has joined other sponsors by injecting Shs 250 million in this event
The announcement was made on Tuesday morning at Huawei Uganda headquarters in Kisementi Kampala Uganda
While receiving the cheque, MTN’s Chief Marketing Officer, Sen Somdev applauded Huawei for being one of their reliable partners in this Marathon for the past six years.
“The good thing with the MTN Marathon is that you run for a good reason and such partners like Huawei make it happen,” he said.
With such sponsorships and people’s participation in the Marathon, he said, the proceeds have been used to make a great impact on a number of people all over the country
Liu Jiawei the Managing Director Huawei Uganda while handing over the cheque, promised that in this year’s Marathon their staff will participate in all regional Marathons that have been organized.
“The issue of maternal deaths can be solved if we all contribute to this great cause. We can make Uganda a better place for pregnant mothers and this explains our sponsorship to the MTN Kampala Marathon,” said Jiawei.
He noted that if other companies and individuals can come up with similar gestures and sponsor the MTN Marathon, they can help contribute to changing lives of many Ugandans.
This year’s Marathon is going to be held on 24th November 2019