INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2024: Unilever Uganda Celebrates Women Empowerment in Partnership with KCCA

Unilever Uganda, in collaboration with the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), is proud to announce its initiative to celebrate and honor women who contribute to their community through their hard work and dedication. In celebration of International Women’s Day 2024 under the theme ‘Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress,’ mainly focusing on monetary disempowerment. Unilever Uganda will be highlighting the invaluable efforts of women who work tirelessly to keep Kampala city clean.


Wangechi Gitahi, Unilever Uganda’s Marketing Manager, emphasized the importance of empowering women in the community, saying, “At Unilever Uganda, we believe in the power of women and their ability to drive positive change. Through this initiative, we aim to empower and uplift these women by providing them with the recognition and support they deserve.”


She also underscored the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and community development, stating, “As a responsible corporate citizen, Unilever Uganda is dedicated to making a meaningful impact in the communities where we operate. This partnership with KCCA, shows our commitment to supporting women and advocating for gender equality, which paves the way for a future where every individual can prosper in society. This dedication cultivates a world filled with limitless opportunities and empowerment for all.”


Additionally, Unilever Uganda will be providing the women with an assortment of goods, including Omo branded merchandise such as gumboots, gloves, reflector jackets, and aprons, to assist them in their cleaning duties. They will also receive products such as Royco, Pepsodent, Vaseline, and Geisha to support their day-to-day lives.


Salim Uhuru KCCA central division mayor commended Unilever Uganda for its commitment to women empowerment and community development, stating, “We are grateful for Unilever Uganda’s partnership and support in recognizing the hard work of these women. Their dedication to keeping Kampala city clean is truly commendable, and we are proud to collaborate with Unilever Uganda to celebrate and honor their contributions.”

Salim Uhuru KCCA central division mayor speaking at the day celebrations.


“As a woman working to keep Kampala city clean, I am honored to be recognized for my contributions. This initiative not only celebrates our hard work but also empowers us to continue making a positive impact in our community. I am grateful to Unilever Uganda and KCCA for their support and recognition.” – Nakandi Hannifah.

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