URBRA Donates Items to Mapeera Bakateyamba Home

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Jaaja Scholar, one of the elderly people at the home told URN that the donation would add value to the lives of everyone at the home.

Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Bureau-URBRA has put a smile on Mapeera Bakateyamba Home in Nalukongolo, a Kampala suburb. 

URBRA has donated an assortment of items worth Shillings 23 million to the home as part of its corporate social responsibility.


The donation includes a washing machine, a microscope, 50 woolen blankets, 500 Kilograms of maize flour, 400Kilograms of sugar, 500kgs of beans and 400 Kgs of rice.
 
Andrew Kasirye, the Chairman URBRA, says they decided to lend a hand to the home to improve the quality of life for the needy, since they cater for retired Ugandans.

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Sister Mary Lawrence Nakiwu, the Administrator, Mapeera Bakateyamba Home, says the donated items will go a long in helping improve the lives of the people in the home. Mapeera Bakateyamba Home is currently residence to 60 needy people.
 
The oldest being 104 years old while the youngest is just four years- old. According to Nakiwu, the home whose monthly budget is Shillings 53 million runs on donations from various people.
 
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Jaaja Scholar, one of the elderly people at the home told URN that the donation would add value to the lives of everyone at the home.
 
According to Nakiwu, the microscope will help test the blood of the many people at the home at the newly constructed clinic with in the home.
 
Mapeera Bakateyamba Home was established by Cardinal Wamala Nsubuga in 1978 to cater for the needy in society.