Roke Telkom has offered material and food support to improve the welfare of up to 200 children at Good Samaritan Children’s Home in Entebbe.
Roke Telkom which is based in Bugolobi gave items including; a 5,000-litre water tank, personal effects, scholastic materials, cleaning, and sports equipment to the orphanage.
The offer is part of Roke’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative branded Roke Gives Back.
It is the third time that the telecommunications firm is supporting the Orphanage with which it has built a good working relationship.
The orphanage provides care and support to up to 200 children within its community with the aim of upholding the sanctity of human life by meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of children, women and men through a participatory approach with the grass root communities to ensure that they have improved livelihoods.
Amanya Atuhaire, the Credit Control Manager, Roke Telkom appreciated the work of the orphanage in raising and caring for the children.
“We are very pleased and inspired by the work you are doing in this community and we commend you for your commitment to better the lives of these children. It is for the same reason that we keep coming back to offer our support to you, through the Roke Gives Back initiative.”
He added that “It’s our hope that our contribution will compliment your generosity in a making a difference among these children. We remain committed to improving the well-being of people through such programmes and by delivering efficient, fast and reliable internet services to our communities.”
Collins Bright, the Representative, Good Samaritan Children’s Home, commended Roke Telkom for its annual support.
“The contribution you have made will go a long way in improving the livelihood of our children and their education. We, therefore, extend our sincere appreciation to the management and staff of Roke Telkom,” he said.
BY PAUL TENTENA