Letshego, Rotary Club partner to improve lives in Bukedea

Letshego Uganda CEO Giles Aijukwe shakes hands with Dennis Byaruhanga- Rotary Club of Namugongo president during the 2m donation handover in Kololo (PHOTO /Courtesy).

KAMPALA, UGANDA: Letshego Uganda in partnership with the Rotary Club of Namugongo have joined hands to raise UGX2,000,000 towards an initiative of building a fully-fledged maternal extension with 30 beds that will cater to alleviating the deaths of expectant mothers in Bukedea district, at the Kidongole Health Center 3.

Speaking at the function held in Kololo, Mr. Giles Aijukwe, the CEO of Letshego Uganda said: “We are delighted to be a part of this initiative. Maternal health and the general medical infrastructure in Uganda still pose a great challenge so, through Rotary Club initiatives like this, we hope we can change the trajectory.”

He added; “The goal for us at Letshego is to ensure lives are positively transformed in everything we do; be it through our service/product offering or acts of compassion such as this.”

Businesses need to use their resources to drive meaningful change. “At Letshego, our tagline- Improving Lives, is our pillar towards supporting sustainability efforts wholeheartedly. From the very beginning, it has been our mission to inspire the customers’ minds and hearts towards sustainability.”

Aijukwe added that it is not just about the positive community impact but it’s really across their entire value chain: suppliers, customers, channel partners and the communities that we serve to create sustainable impact” Aijukwe Giles, Letshego CEO remarked.

Kidongole Health Centre 3 covers 2 sub-counties and has a daily inflow of 22 pregnant mothers requiring antenatal assistance. This is alongside another estimated 100 – 200 in the outpatients and admission departments, daily seeking treatment for other general medical conditions. Our goal at Letshego is to improve lives and as such pledge our commitment to support community transformation projects such as these at all times.

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“As we continue to embark on transforming our service offering to our customers countrywide, we have now officially gone DIGITAL. “We have introduced the LetsGo App (downloadable from Android, Huawei, and iOS stores)- a simple, quick, and reliable approach for our clients to access financial support from Letshego from the comfort of their homes/offices in real-time. These strides in digitization are intended to accentuate our service offering,” Aijukwe stressed.

Letshego Uganda has over the years established a firm and long-standing partnership with the Uganda Rotary Club under Sustainable Development (CSR – Corporate Social Responsibility).

Officials say this is primarily so because Rotarians contribute their time and expertise to make a difference- helping those who need it and encouraging youth to reach their full potential.

Letshego is a proudly Botswana-born retail finance organization with truly African roots spread across 11 markets, and a 22-year history of improving lives through inclusive financial solutions. Across the continent, the collective heartbeats and diversity of the people of Africa fuel the journeys, and indeed fuel the growth of this proudly African brand, leveraging digital technology and inspiring innovation to extend the reach of inclusive financial services to more customers.

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