Sino Minerals Investments boost health and education in Kabale

By APN Reporter

Sino Minerals Investments, a company mining Iron ore in Buhara sub-county, Kabale district on Thursday afternoon donated an assortment of Medical equipment to Buhara Health Center III as a way of boosting health standards in the area.

The assorted items worth 41 million shillings include; 10 mattresses,10 blankets,10 pairs of bed sheets, 1 differential counter,1 stretcher, 1-wheel chair,1 electrical fridge, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) stand tubes,1 oxygen apparatus,2 Blood Pressure (BP) Machines, 3 stethoscopes, 2 pulse oximeter and 1 suction apparatus.  The company also handed over two classroom blocks at Kijojo primary school after renovations worth 31.8 million shillings.  

Brian Munanura, the acting manager of the company in the Kabale district says that the purpose of the donation is to fulfillment of the corporate social responsibility of giving back to the community and recognizing the importance of such a health facility towards saving people’s lives in the area.  He also says that the purpose of renovating a two-classroom block is to give attract learners so that they also gain academic investment to help them succeed in future

Joseph Baryamujura, Buhara sub-county LC3 Chairman, Moreen Kirungi, Buhara Health center 3 In charge, and Rev. Aggrey Niwagaba, Chairperson School Management Committee at Kijojo primary school hailed  Sino Minerals Investments for the generous spirit of giving back to the community. They also hailed the company for employing locals in the area, enabling them to survive economically.