Dfcu Bank has extended support to the Uganda Cancer Institute with the construction of a 100-seater shelter to provide the outpatients with a secure and decent waiting area as they access health services at the Mulago institute. The shelter valued at close to UGX 80million is expected to be ready for use in four (4) weeks.
In his speech, the Executive Director of UCI Dr. Jackson Orem stated that “Today, we gather here for this ground-breaking event marking the start of construction of the patient shade that will provide shelter to out-patients who are currently littered around the campus,” said Dr. Jackson Orem the Executive Director.
“I thank you dfcu for showing interest in the welfare of our patients and choosing to partner with the Uganda Cancer Institute,” he added.
He continued to thank dfcu Bank for walking with UCI and asked that they continue growing them as the other 5 regional cancer centers are being set up across the country.
Speaking during the ground-breaking event, dfcu Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Mathias Katamba said: “The impetus is on us all to make our communities better in whatever capacity we can. As a Bank, our ethos is to put our community first in all we do. Through the Corporate Social Investment arm of the Bank, we aim to make a lasting impact in the communities in which we exist. B