By Daudi Zirimala
The Nile Breweries has donated Nutrition kits alongside solar panel unit worth 60 million shillings to Mwana Mugimu Nutrition Unit at Mulago Hospital to promote nutrition among women and Children.
While handing over these nutri kits and mosquitoes nets, the Nile breweries Legal and Corporate affairs Director Onapito Ekolomoit said that, the kits contain a rich variety of nutrients such as soya, silver fish, ground nuts to cater for children’s basic nutritional needs.
He says Nile breweries through its Nutri-Kit Project based on the reports in Mulago hospital that malnutrition is a major public concern yet proper nutrition is essential to ensure the growth, health and development of children to their full potential.
Childhood malnutrition is a direct cause of 35 t0 55 percent of all childhood deaths making it urgency to prevent and address the problem.