MTN Kampala Marathon partners commission 308 million safe water project for landslide survivors in Eastern Uganda

From the proceeds collected during last year’s MTN Kampala Marathon, Uganda’s telecom giant has together with its partners Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF), Huawei, Rwenzori , Red Cross and New Vision have commissioned a water project in Eastern Uganda Kiryandongo landslide survivors.

According to the MTN press box, the 6 months project was implemented using the Ushs 308 million shillings proceeds from the 9th edition of the MTN Kampala Marathon which MTN handed over to the Uganda Red Cross in February this year.

“MTN Uganda and our partners are committed to enhancing development in the communities in which we do business, not just by providing universal access to communication, but also through consistent contribution to provide basic and essential necessities such as clean and safe water, promotion of good hygiene and sanitation practices and supporting education in Uganda,”

— MTN Uganda CEO Mazen Mroué