Telecommunications giants MTN Uganda has handed over 50 million shillings to the Uganda National Netball Federation ahead of the Commonwealth games that shall commence next week in Birmingham, England.
This sponsorship is in line with MTN Uganda’s commitment to bolstering sports in Uganda as a major driver for shared value hinged on the company’s Good Together notion.
The cheque was received by the Uganda Netball Federation President, Sarah Babirye Kityo, at a cheque handover ceremony held at the Allen VR Stanley Secondary School in Nakirebe, Wakiso.
While handing over the cheque, Dorcas Batwala Muhwezi, the MTN Uganda General Manager, Customer Experience hailed the She Cranes for its tremendous efforts towards shining a light on the country by virtue of their incredible performance.
“The National Netball Team has always done us proud through their hard work that has given us as a country, immense global recognition, and pride. As MTN, we are incredibly honored to support the Netball fraternity as they embark on their participation in the commonwealth games next week,” she said.