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Buganda and airtel have launched  the 2023 Kabaka birthday run.

Buganda Kingdom in partnership with Airtel Uganda, have today launched the 2023 Kabaka Birthday Run which will be held on Sunday 16th April 2023.
The proceeds from the annual run will this time be used to support efforts to end the spread of HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
The run was launched by the Buganda Premier, the Katikkiro Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga and Airtel Uganda Managing Director Manoj Murali at the Kingdom administrative headquarters in Bulange Mengo.
This year’s run will be held under the them “The fight to end HIV/AIDS by 2030” intent on raising awareness and strengthening the efforts to fight HIV/ AIDS pandemic in Buganda and rest of the country.
The Katikkiro also applauded the great work of partners like Airtel Uganda who have over time supported culture and made awareness possible in this digital era through enabling people operate According to the recent research and data from UNAIDS, the leading organisation in the fight against HIV/AIDS, indicates that by 2021, 38.4 million people globally were living with HIV. The report also indicated that although 1.5 million people became newly infected with HIV, there was a reduction in New HIV infections reflecting a 54% drop since the peak in 1996.
For those who will be part of the event with have to purchase the running kits worth Ushs 20,000 and these include a vest, a water bottle and cap can be purchased at select Airtel Shops Airtel Shop New Park Kyaggwe Road, Shoprite building Ben Kiwanuka and Thobani Centre. Alternatively, one can use Airtel Money by dialling *185#, select payments, enter the amount plus their PIN to confirm the payment and then pick their Kit at the mentioned points.
The run is scheduled to take place on Sunday 16th April 2023 and will be flagged off by Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.
According to the recent research and data from UNAIDS, the leading organisation in the fight against HIV/AIDS, indicates that by 2021, 38.4 million people globally were living with HIV. The report also indicated that although 1.5 million people became newly infected with HIV, there was a reduction in New HIV infections reflecting a 54% drop since the peak in 1996.
For those who will be part of the event with have to purchase the running kits worth Ushs 20,000 and these include a vest, a water bottle and cap can be purchased at select Airtel Shops Airtel Shop New Park Kyaggwe Road, Shoprite building Ben Kiwanuka and Thobani Centre. Alternatively, one can use Airtel Money by dialling *185#, select payments, enter the amount plus their PIN to confirm the payment and then pick their Kit at the mentioned points.

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