As the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases continues to rise in Uganda, the need for the wanainchi to access all information there is to know about the strange diseases also increases.
In the same spirit, Kampala Central constituency aspiring Member of Parliament Cedric Babu Ndlima has teamed with Ruparelia Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Ruparelia Group to tour parishes in Kampala and extend their love and support to these communities in these trying time of coronavirus.
The parishes to be visited during the tour which commences Saturday 28th March 2020 include Kamwokya, Mengo, Kagugube, Bukesa, Nakivubo, Shauriyako, Industrial Area, Kisenyi and Old Kampala. The group will sensitize the communities on what precautions and measurers they can do to protect themselves against coronavirus.
“We are going through a difficult period right now. This is the time for us to show collective responsibility. We have to unite and pull together as communities and follow the guidelines as set by the Ministry of Health if we are to get through the crisis.”
Jyotsna Ruparelia co-founder of Ruparelia Foundation says coronavirus does not discriminate against social class, religion or ethnicity. “It simply kills. This is the time when we all must know – right from kindergarten going school children to us right up to adults and grandparents,” she said.
Joystna Ruparelia and Cedric Babu will be joined by LC one chairmen/ladies of each division and Doctors will also address the communities on coronavirus.
According to the released program, the tour will start on Saturday 28th March at 9:30 am at Kagube Parish before heading to Bukesa Parish at 11:30, Kisenyi 1 and Kisenyi 2 at 1:00pm and end the day at Kisenyi 3 at 3:00 pm.
On Sunday, the tour resumes at 9:am at Kamwokya 2, 11:30 am at Kamwokya 1 and climax at Kololo 1,2,3,&4. Monday will see the team traverse Mengo (9:30 am), Old Kampala (11:30 am), Shauri Yako (1:00 pm) and Nakasero 1,2,3&4 (3:00 pm) before concluding the tour on Tuesday with a visit to Industrial Area (9:30 am) and Industrial Area Civic Center (11:00 am).
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