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China Communications Company Donates Basic Needs to SOS Childrens’ Village

CCCC officials hand over equipment including food stuffs to SOS Village staffers

China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) Uganda, no rx http://craigpatchett.com/wp-content/plugins/related-posts/admin_notices.php has donated a variety of basic needs to SOS Childrens’ Village in Entebbe Municipality, mind http://clearintotheclassroom.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-plugins-list-table.php in an effort to improve the welfare of up to 900 children at the location.

The items which include; assorted food stuff, try mattresses, mosquito nets and scholastic materials were handed over to SOS Children’s Village in Abayita Ababiri, on Wednesday January 25th. The handover ceremony was graced by His Worship Kayanja Vincent De Paul, the Mayor of Entebbe Municipality.

Speaking at the handover ceremony, Mr. Joseph Zheng Biao, the Ag. Country Manager CCCC Uganda noted that the company offered support to the children, as part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme through which it delivers social value to the communities in which it operates.

“At CCCC, our mission is to build a connected world, by constructing world-class transport infrastructure including; roads, railways, and bridges. This mission, however, cannot be complete without society and people. We are here today because, we believe people deserve to live in the best conditions of life to achieve their full potential. The humble contribution we are making today, is therefore, towards the good welfare of the Children in this Village. It is also testament to CCCC’s commitment to the people of Uganda and a win-win relationship,” said Mr. Biao.

CCCC Uganda is undertaking the construction of the 51.4KM kilometer Kampala-Entebbe Expressway, as well as expanding the current Entebbe International Airport, to make it a world-class and competitive international airport.

Receiving the items, Mr. Apenya Louis, the Program Director, SOS Children’s Village Entebbe, commended CCCC Uganda for the good gesture extended to the children. “I wish to express our sincere gratitude to CCCC for the support to the Village. The food stuff will help nourish our children, while the scholastic materials will help promote academic excellence at school by inspiring the pupils to learn. On the hand, the mattresses and mosquito nets will provide comfort to the children while they sleep and protect them from malaria.

SOS Children’s Village runs two programs namely; Family Based Care (FBC) for 152 children who are without parental care and Family Strengthening Program (FSP) for 748 children at the risk of losing parental care.

As part of its CSR programme, last year, the company built and handed over walkways worth shs320 million to St. Mary’s College Kisubi (SMACK), to facilitate  a good learning environment for over 1,000 students at the school.

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