City tycoon, Hamis Kigundu through his Ham Foundation has donated Shs100 million cash towards the food relief distribution program that is targeting vulnerable people affected by the lockdown aimed at combating COVID-19 pandemic.
Kigundu handed over the cash this morning to Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda who flagged off distribution of food relief in Kampala.
The distribution program is intended to respond to the population that is badly affected by the measures taken by government in order to stop the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ham becomes the second Ugandan tycoon after SK Mbuga to donate money to the fight against the deadly disease.
Uganda has 48 cases of coronavirus.
On Saturday, government begun distributing food to some of the country’s most vulnerable people who were left helpless after a nationwide lock down cane into force on Tuesday.
The distribution that started in the capital Kampala, is expected to be rolled out across the country in the coming days.
President Yoweri Museveni has appealed to rich Ugandans and corporate companies to make contributions to the COVID-19 fight.