As a multi-faith country, Uganda’s population is predominantly Christian, accounting for 66 per cent, while the rest is made up of Muslims, Hindus, Bahais, Jews and African traditional religions.
Over the years, Ruparelia Foundation has allocated substantial support to aid churches, mosques and other religious groups in improving service delivery in their communities.
Latest, the Foundation has on Monday donated bags of cement towards the completion of a Multipurpose Hall of the Archdiocese of Mbarara Association (AMDA) in Rubaga- Rubaga division.
The hall will be used to hold Sunday masses, among other activities.
The contribution was received by treasurer of construction committee, Musimbi John who lauded the Foundation for the caring heart towards the great cause.
In the recent past, the foundation has also contributed to the construction of churches such as the completion of Our Lady Grace Chapel, contributed to transport facilities such as Kizinga Church of Uganda’s new vehicle, facilitated activities of religious leaders such as contributing to the Church of Uganda Archbishop’s Emergency Fund which organised the “Farewell of the 7th Archbishop and Enthronemnt of the 8th Archbishop of Church of Uganda”, as well as being part of the contributors at the launching ceremony of a book written by Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala.
Other contributions include, maintenance of the Shree Jalaram mandir (temple) by contributing to their 12-month expenditure , aiding in religious events such as contributing to the Eid celebrations, contributing to the festival of Astami Aarti Chadavo-Naratri – Shree Sanatan Dharma Mandal, working with the Saudi Embassy in contributing for the Holy Ramadhan among others.