URA STAFF IN WESTERN UGANDA DONATE BLOOD, VISIT TOORO BABIES HOME, SHOW SOLIDARITY AT CLOSED KATUNA BORDER

By Goodluck Musinguzi
Uganda Revenue Authority staff in Western Uganda have donated blood in Ibanda district, visited Tooro Babies’ home and other districts to show solidarity with taxpayers.
The Commissioner-General, John Musinguzi thanked the team in Ibanda District  after extending cooperation with Uganda BloodBank by rallying clients and general public to donate blood on Uganda Revenue Authoritys’ Corporate Social Responsibility day.
“Thank you Ibanda team for donating life saving blood! Your donation is a HUGE support to the Health sector. The world needs more heroes like you

“Our Ibanda team has rallied clients and the public to join their blood donation in Ibanda town. Patients in low- and middle-income countries are frequently unable to access blood units necessary for transfusion in a timely manner. #URACSRDay #30YearsStronger”.

In Kasese the Domestic Taxes team reached out to the mothers at the Maternity ward of Kagando Hospital congratulating them upon bringing to life future taxpayers with donations of assorted items.

At Katuna border the team manning the Katuna One Stop Border Post have reached out to Kamuganguzi Health Centre III with some domestic necessities for the patients.

The border post which used to operate for 24 hours has been closed for two years. Many business people deserted it however the mothers at Kamuganguzi Health Centre III thanked URA officials for surprising them.

In Fort Portal City, URA staff visited Tooro Babies Home which has been around for 51 years helping orphaned children and also Vulnerable ones mainly abandoned children and they cover them with love. A number of items were donated.

Meanwhile in the same area, Byamukama,our Fort Portal fleet officer was recently stopped by an 8-year-old selling eggs. Curious,he asked her about home and the teary girl talked about a heroine taking care of many of them. Team Fort Portal sought her out and gave her her flowers.

In Bushenyi the team visited a hero – Topista who is taking care of a number of many disabled children. In the spirit of TREP, the officers were joined by their counterparts from Uganda Registration Services Bureau and the local government.

The team started their journey from Ishaka Town CounCIL.

URA REACHES OUT IN CENTRAL UGANDA, KISWA HEALTH CENTER GETS NEW TENT AND PLASTIC CHAIRS

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

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