NSSF staff pose for a group photo with KCCA Executive Director Jeniffer Musisi
  • Inzikuru, Emong win respective categories

More than 1,000 people graced the second edition of the NSSF Kampala Hash Seven Hills Run on Sunday, helping raise shs131 million that will go towards improving learning conditions of children in KCCA-managed schools.

The runners, including 2005 Women’s World 3, 000 metres Steeplechase champion Dorcus Inzikuru, were drawn from more than 35 corporate companies and organisations.

Speaking at the event, Geraldine Busuulwa, the NSSF Deputy Managing Director, said: “Last year, we committed that over a period of 3 years, we will raise over UGX 300 million to aid public schools under the management of KCCA to improve the learning conditions. I am glad to inform you that within two years we have raised a total of UGX 196M in cash of which UGX 65 million was raised last year.”

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Ms Busulwa added: “With the proceeds from this run, we will be able to provide a suitable learning environment for the underprivileged children in Kampala.”


The run started and finished at Pearl Africa Primary School, Nsambya and saw participants covering 21km, traversing the historical seven hills of Kampala – Nakasero, Kibuli, Old Kampala, Namirembe, Rubaga, Lubiri and Nsambya.

Inzikuru (second left) with other winners

Former 3000m steeple-chase champion Inzikuru turned back the clock to easily win the women’s 21km category, followed by Phyllis Tsang and Charlotte Mudoola, respectively. In the men’s category, Oscar Niyonzima won Gold while Martin Ssenabulya won silver.

The silver medalist at the 2016 Rio Summer Paralympic Games David Emong won the physical disability category, followed by Daniel Opio (Visual Impairment) and Joseph Tebandeke (Wheelchair).  Team Mukwano Industries won the corporate category and Salim Matenga the kids’ category.

The companies that sponsored the run included; Uganda Revenue Authority, Uganda Registration Services Bureau, Bank of Uganda, Capital Markets Authority, Housing Finance Bank, Monitor Publications Limited, Galaxy FM, Umeme Limited, Stanbic bank, Vision Group, Selas Events Ltd, Fireworks Advertising Uganda Limited and Centenary Bank.

Others are: Computer Point, Total Uganda, Vodafone Uganda, Toyota Uganda, ICPAU, Kampala Water, Interswitch Uganda, Cementers, Blu Flamingo, Ipsos, MultiChoice Uganda, Hashers, USPA, Pinnacle Security, KCCA, Mukwano, Footsteps Furniture, Phoenix Assurance, Red Pepper, Senta Enterprises, Equity Bank and 3D Services, among others.

The proceeds from the run will go towards renovating Busega Primary School, Summit View Army Primary School and Makerere University Primary School.


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