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UAE Exchange spreads Christmas cheer at Sanyu Babies Home at Uganda

Monday, 16 July 2018
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Uganda: Breaking the traditional Christmas party practice at office, the Uganda operation of UAE Exchange, the leading global remittances, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, celebrated an early Christmas with the children of Sanyu Babies Home at Uganda. The brand extended its support by distributing food items, medicines and other necessary provisions to the children. Reiterating its commitment to light up the lives of its communities, the brand is also running a campaign - ‘Send money, spread smile and be a Santa’ wherein for each bank transfer, the Uganda operation of UAE Exchange will donate 1000 Ugandan Shillings to the lesser privileged children. The campaign will conclude on December 24, 2015.

Christmas at Uganda

Speaking on the occasion, Unni Krishnan, Regional Head - Africa, UAE Exchange said: “Christmas is a time for sharing and we are happy that our little contribution could bring smiles and joyous moments to the children of Sanyu Babies Home.”

“Children – be it privileged or lesser privileged look forward to Christmas with an expectation that Santa will bring something for them. Corporate initiatives such as these are valuable as they not only bring cheer among our children but brighten up their Christmas each year,” says Barbara Nankya Mutagubya, Director- Sanyu Babies Home.

About Sanyu Babies Home

Sanyu Babies’ Home is the first and oldest Babies’ Home in Uganda established in 1929 by Milnes Winfred Walker- RIP. It’s a Christian organization taking care of abandoned children. They care for up to 50 to 100 babies and toddlers aged between 1 day old and 4 years. Many of their children are found abandoned in garbage heaps, pit latrines, diches, taxi parks or are left by the side of the road.

Last modified on Monday, 16 July 2018 12:28

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