By Goodluck Musinguzi
Uganda Revenue Staff has visited several hospitals and health centers in Central Uganda sharing some goodies with the sick and improving the general cleanliness of the facilities.
At Kiswa Health Center based in Nakawa Division, The Tax Investigation Team collected resources and furnished the waiting yard at Kiswa Health Centre with a tent and plastic chairs on top of sharing some goodies with the health facility’s patients and medical personnel.
At Nabweru, Nansana Municipality, The Nansana Liaison Office staff visited Nabweru Health Centre III. They cleaned and thereafter handed over some goodies to the and patients and the medics. The hospital mainly offers maternal health care and immunization services to thousands of mothers and children.
In Masaka district, the team visited White Angels Single Mothers Association in Kirumba LC1, Masaka with goodies. WAKISIMA brings together young mothers in Nyendo , Mukungwe, and Kimanya Kanonera division. They have been severely affected by the Covid 19 lockdowns.
Mukono district, the Mukono team set out to clean the Kame Valley market and also donated COVID19 relief items like masks, gloves, and detergents that the market leaders can utilize to keep the trade area clean.
UGANDA REVENUE AUTHORITY STAFF CHEER UP THE SICK IN HEALTH CENTERS AND HOMES SUPPORTING THE NEEDY ACROSS UGANDA
“But the needy will not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the afflicted ever perish.” Psalm 9:18
“He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.” Proverbs 14:31
Over 2800 Staff of the Uganda Revenue Authority has reached out to the needy across Uganda as they celebrate 30 years since their organization was started. From mobilizing revenue worth Ugx 180 Bn in a whole year (1991) to mobilizing Ugx 368 Bn in just a week (FY 2020/21), they have decided to share with communities.
At Mulago National Referral Hospital, Staff serving in the Commissioner Domestic Taxes (CDT) office, Business Policy, Process Management, and Petroleum divisions have combined resources to deliver assorted gift hampers to the children at Uganda Cancer Institute, Mulago Hospital.
GLOBOCAN, a project of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) noted in a 2018 report that Uganda is estimated to record around 3,000 cases of cancer among children under the age of 18. There is a need to make additional support to UCI.
The Domestic Taxes Headquarters teams set out to put a smile on the faces of these children who are battling this health monster. The media(daily monitor) published an article on 16th February 2021 titled “UCI records 600 child cancer cases annually”
If anybody asked you why we are having the #URACSRDay today, one reason is to celebrate our 30th anniversary (#30YearsStronger) by reaching out to the communities we serve, the other reason is we are united and stronger.
“Hello Uganda,Today is the day when over 2800 of our staff nationwide are going to reach out to the communities where we have offices.We have offices from one corner of Uganda to another. The #URACSRDay offers us a unique opportunity of celebrating #30YearsStronger by giving back”, in a tweet.
Uganda Revenue Authority is using Corporate Social Responsibility to build Uganda