Together with Stanbic Bank, Salaam Charity Foundation donated “Iftar” to the Police Muslim fraternity as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility.
Salaam Charity Foundation in collaboration with Stanbic Bank Monday joined hands and donated “Iftar” to the Police Muslim fraternity as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
The items donated included among others sugar, rice, cooking oil, baking flour and Maize flour. These will enable Muslims in the force easily break their fast during this holy month of Ramadhan.
According to the Stanbic Bank regional manager, Haji Ali Lwanga who handed over the items, this was one of the ways they found it necessary to commend the officers for their work in providing security, especially during night prayers (Taraweeh).
“We appreciate the role played by the Police in providing security especially during night prayers (Taraweh). It’s a month of fasting and we are privileged to give and share with the Muslim fraternity in Uganda Police to assist in breaking their fast,” Lwanga said.
He was flanked by Hajji Haruna Mubiru, the General Manager of Salaam Charity Foundation at an eventful ceremony that took place at police headquarters in Naguru on Monday afternoon, 11th April 2022.
The Ramadhan items were received by Assistant Commissioner of Police, Hajji Jamaal Basalirwa, Ag. chairman UPF Muslim Community on behalf of IGP, JM Okoth Ochola Esq.
In his statement, Basalirwa appreciated the Charity group and Stanbic Bank for the donations. He promised they will be extended to the targeted group.
“We appreciate Salaam Charity and Stanbic Bank for these donations to our officers. We shall distribute them within the Muslim community of Naguru and Nsambya mosques to help them break their fast” Basalirwa remarked.
Meanwhile, the timely development surfaces on the day the Muslim fraternity climax the first ten days of the holy month of Ramadhan.
A brief about Salaam Charity
Salaam Charity was created under the Salaam Television to handle the Charity wing for Ugandans and the rest of the East African Community.
Salaam Television was found founded in 2014 with the aim of helping to fight poverty and transform lives. Every night over 800 million people go hungry and nearly six million children die each year from preventable diseases. Salaam Charity Foundation exists to stand with the individuals in need.
With this, the Charity group undertakes among others providing lifesaving meals, strategic education, health, clothing, and livelihood.