Yesterday morning, Kololo Airstrip transformed into a bustling center of unity and philanthropy as the highly anticipated #NSSFKlaHillsRun took place. With an extraordinary turnout of over 8,000 participants, the charity run aimed at raising funds for the transformation of public schools exceeded all expectations.
The event, organized by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and numerous partners including NBS Sport as a media partner , witnessed an outpouring of support from diverse sectors of society. Students, teachers, parents, and representatives from various organizations united fueled by the collective desire to improve the learning conditions for Ugandan children.
Gratitude resonated from the organizers as the acting managing director of NSSF, Patrick Ayota, announced the astounding results. The #NSSFKlaHillsRun successfully raised over 900 million Ugandan shillings. Out of this sum, an impressive 400 million was contributed in cash, with the remaining balance offered in various forms of support. The funds raised will be dedicated exclusively to transforming public schools, fostering an environment conducive to quality education and paving the way for a brighter future for Ugandan children.
“This event showcased the unity and generosity of the Ugandan people,” expressed Ayota. “We are immensely grateful to all those who participated and contributed to this noble cause. Their support will undoubtedly drive the much-needed transformation in our public schools.”
The impact of the #NSSFKlaHillsRun extends far beyond the immediate participants. Millions of people across the nation were made aware of the run’s purpose and inspired to join the movement. The event’s success serves as a testament to the power of collective action and the belief in the importance of education as a catalyst for national progress.