Two pupils have been selected to visit world renowned Disneyland in California after emerging victorious in recently concluded Unilever promotion dubbed Blue Band Schools Puzzle Challenge.
Hillary Kakooza from Kitante Primary School and Ramadan Asea from Future Foundation Primary School earned the fully paid trip to United States of America after collecting the most tokens in a Blue Band promotion.
Kitante Primary School also won the national grand prize of a 37 seater school bus after emerging as the best school countrywide.
The Blue Band Schools Puzzle Challenge that started in December last year aimed at educating consumers (pupils and parents) on the benefits of nutritious feeding gained from spreading Blue Band on bread.
Unilever is a global manufacturer of some of the world’s leading foods, home and personal care products such as margarines like Blue band, washing detergents like Omo, soaps like Lifebouy, Geisha and Sunlight soaps, Close up tooth paste, food spices like Knorr and Royco, Ice cream and Vaseline.
It has a g presence in East Africa with operations in Kenya where it is headquartered, Uganda and Tanzania.
State ministers of primary education Kamanda Batarigaya said such effort from Unilever compliments government efforts of promoting best feeding practices.
“Everyone should play their part to raise children, teachers, parents and entire community. The challenge is upon us to have healthier and productive children,” Batarigaya said.
The campaign also awarded the top school and teachers from the four regions with cash prizes, schools projects support and also the top three pupils from each region were rewarded with cash prizes that will be used for school fees.
Source : East African Business Week