Saturday 20th October 2012
The IGMG Relief and Societal Organization (IGMG-HSV) through their Ugandan local partners, Humanitarian Efforts And Relief Uganda (HEAR UGANDA), has donated over 500 cows to sacrifice and slaughter plus 5,000 fruit tree seedlings to under privileged communities, families and individuals in several parts of Uganda during the Muslim festive season of Eidh Adha slated to begin on Friday 26th October 2012. A six man IGMG HSV delegation headed by engineer Mustafa Abagioglu from Hanover- Germany has already arrived in Uganda to participate in the exercise.
Areas that have been earmarked to benefit from the above donations include Manafwa, Buduuda, Lira, Kitgum, Wakiso, Masaka, Mpigi, Butambala, Mityana, Kamuli, Kapchorwa, Wakiso, Entebbe, schools, prisons, social institutions and other districts.
On his arrival in Uganda, engineer Mustafa Abagioglu said that they are here to join their Ugandan counterparts to ensure that the joys of festive season is shared and to promote Green Top activities by planting trees in different parts of Uganda. His six strong man delegation is expected to visit embassies and diplomats, religious, political and civil leaders Uganda to further cooperation between north and south.
During this Edhi season, HEAR UGANDA and IGMG HSV targets to plant at least 5,000 trees between Sunday 21st and 29th October 2012. The 5,000 fruit tree seedlings partly aim at commemorating the 50 years of Uganda’s independence cerebrations that kicked off on 9th October 2012 at Kololo air strip in Kampala. A combined team of IGMG-HSV and HEAR UGANDA is expected to travel throught Uganda during this period to mobilise communities to plant more trees for food and environment security. Under the Green Top Project initiative, HEAR UGANDA and other stake holders target to plant at least 2.5 million trees in seven years in various parts of Uganda.
IGMG- HSV is a European non governmental and non discriminatory organisation with its head offices in Colon, Germany. It has projects and works in several Africa and Asian countries. IGMG HSV is currently supporting 131 orphans in Uganda with scholastic materials, clothing, tuition, beddings, etc. It has promised to increase the number of orphans supported and considering more projects for Uganda.
IGMG built a multi million Euro school for Pakistan flood victims and a similar project was also set up in Kano State, Nigeria for under disadvantaged students.
CORDINATOR OF THE PROGRAMME (HEAR UGANDA)