The Ruparelia Group has boosted Rotarians’ efforts to better disadvantaged people’s lives in Uganda with the donation of a fully equipped $3000 tricycle ambulance to save pregnant mothers in rural areas.
Dr Sudhir, also the chairman of Ruparelia Group and a Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Muyenga was also recognize by the Rotary Club of Uganda and Tanzania for his kind heart, changing people’s lives and being a parent to many Ugandans.
This was at a function which took place at Speke Resort Munyonyo, graced by the Prime Minister of Uganda Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja on behalf of President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
The Prime Minister flagged off the first 50 tricycle village ambulances donated by Rotary international and lauded Rotarians for offering voluntary services to the under previleged in various service delivery and quality health care initiatives.
”In a special way, i want to thank you rotarians for working tirelessly to change the Ugandans’ ways of living, mostly the vulnerable. Thank you so much. The President also welcomes the idea of having a well facilitated tricycle ambulance in every village in Uganda,” she said.
According to the district governor Rotarian Peace, the 50 tricycle ambulances will enhance timely referral of mothers and newly born babies in hard to reach places.
He says this is a pilot project targeting Wakiso, Kabarole and Kabale. It will be rolled out in the entire country depending on the availability of resources.
He adds that the tricycles will be registered under Ministry of health and will be situated at health center 111s where most marternal mortality cases are reported.
It should be remembered that for the past ten years, the Ruparelia Foundation has worked together with several stakeholders to champion positive change in different communities across the country to improve livelihoods in Uganda.
To date, more than 700 charitable causes have been funded by the charity.
The focus areas of the foundation include health care, education, sports, wildlife and environment conservation, disaster relief, startup and general welfare.
Ruparelia Foundation strives to create a positive and transformative change in the community through making a real difference in the present day but also has a sustainable plan for every initiative carried out.