Rhinos Athletic Club Uganda praises The North Somerset Regional Talent Center, UK, coaching staff, parents and children, Southampton FC, UK Academy network, Salisbury Rugby Football Club UK, African Scorpions Rugby Football Club, Wales, Ireland, and Africa Chapters, Sam Becketts Limited, public relations and communications, regional Express Global Logistics - Freight forwarders & international couriers and Qatar Airways for the collective effort to have the donations in Uganda.
As the excitement to the long awaited “THE BEST BAREFOOT LEAGUE IN THE WORLD (TBBFL)” builds up, Rhinos Athletic Club received more sports equipment.
The donated sports gear includes; balls, training cones, Jerseys (shirts, shorts and sockings).
Hudson Kirabo, the Logistics and conservation manager at Rhino Athletics Club Uganda, also sports Uganda Ltd UK lauded the different partners who made the donations a success.
We are humbled for all our collaborating partners in the spaces. The North Somerset Regional Talent Center, UK, coaching staff, parents and children, Southampton FC, UK Academy network, Salisbury Rugby Football Club UK, African Scorpions Rugby Football Club, Wales, Ireland, and Africa Chapters, Sam Becketts Limited, public relations and communications, regional Express Global Logistics – Freight forwarders & international couriers and Qatar Airways.Hudson Kirabo, the Logistics and conservation manager at Rhino Athletics Club Uganda
Distribution and Movement program:
The movements of the equipment were effected from the 4th April at Karibu International (Iganga), 5th April Lugazi (Sports Organization of Lugazi), 6th April in Mukono (Katikolo), 7th April in Bwaise (Kazo) and 8th April in Entebbe at Chickadee primary school.
In Uganda, Rhino Athletics Club is also at the fore of promoting traditional African Sports and Games.These games include; Omweso, Okwepena, Oware, Morabaraba, rope skipping (to improve outcomes for overall cardiovascular health), among others.
They have also upped the conservation strategy after forging the latest partnership with Lukango Tree Conservancy in Buwama along Masaka road.
Africa, in particular, is home to many unique and endangered species, making conservation efforts critical.
The species that were collected from the Lukango conversation hub in Buwama included; Prunus africana (entaseesa), Warburgia ugandensis (mukuzanume), Afzelia Africana, Afrocarpus usambarensis (kansenene), Khaya anthotheca (mahogany), Khaya grandifoliola (large-leaved mahogany) and Khaya senegalensis (mahogany).
Programs as plogging, waste clearance, setting up nurseries for seedlings in decompostible containers and growing native species at each space are being promoted.
The partnership between LuTreeCo, SportsUganda Ltd UK, and Rhino Athletics Club Uganda is a significant step towards preserving the continent’s natural heritage.
The partnership aims to empower young people to take an active role in the conservation of Africa’s biodiversity, fostering a culture of environmental stewardship and sustainable development.