Kick Corruption Out of Uganda (KICK_U) took center stage at the Philanthropy for Development Symposium held on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 in Kampala-Entebbe. The focus of the symposium was the profound impact of corruption on local giving for positive change, with a strong emphasis on the crucial elements of trust and accessibility for sustainable development in Uganda and beyond.
Mr. Robert Byamugisha, the Executive Director of Kick Corruption Out of Uganda, spearheaded the organization's participation in the symposium and played a pivotal role in shedding light on the adverse effects of corruption on philanthropic endeavors.
In his impassioned address, Mr. Byamugisha underscored the organization's pride in being part of the critical dialogue at the symposium. "We are proud to participate in the Philanthropy for Development Symposium, addressing the impact of corruption on local giving for change," declared Mr. Byamugisha. "Trust and accessibility are not only vital for development in Uganda but extend beyond our borders."
The symposium provided a platform for stakeholders to delve into the challenges posed by corruption in the realm of philanthropy and development. Discussions revolved around strategies to foster trust among donors and ensure the accessibility of resources for sustainable projects.
Kick Corruption Out of Uganda has been at the forefront of the fight against corruption, advocating for transparency and ethical practices. The organization believes that eradicating corruption is pivotal to creating an environment conducive to philanthropic initiatives that can drive positive change at the local and national levels.
The Executive Director's call for trust and accessibility echoes the organization's commitment to creating an atmosphere where philanthropy can thrive, unburdened by corruption's corrosive effects. As Kick Corruption Out of Uganda continues its mission, the organization remains steadfast in its dedication to shaping a future where trust and accessibility are the cornerstones of development, not only in Uganda but throughout the global community.