Uganda manufacturers’ association officials have visited three factories to ensure they respect standard operating procedures as Uganda continues the fight against covid-19.
Members went to Cipla quality chemicals, Coca Cola and Steel and tubes limited in impromptu visits which left them impressed.
Mastercard foundation has given BRAC Uganda limited US dollars 4.6 million an equivalent of about 14.8 billion shillings to implement a “Covid Response and recovery project”.
The one year project will support clients whose businesses have been affected by COVID 19 pandemic and support on line education for over 2000 scholars among others.
The COVID Response and recovery project enhances BRAC’s capacity to stem the spread of COVID 19 in the immediate term and support the necessary economic and social resilience needed for recovery.
Scholastic materials including laptops and tutorials will be given to scholars and targeted schools.
Master card secondary scholars are the beneficiaries of the newly launched E-learning platform.
The funds will also be used to procure hand washing materials and sanitizers for public places.
On the overall, there has been increased integration of E-learning; prevent the spread of Covid-19 and increase access to additional finances to clients.
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