Ndejje University P. O. Box 7088
(+256) 773 962 966
Ndejje University management held a successful launch of the fundraising prior to
the 12th edition of the East Africa University games in December 2022 (15th – 21st).
Over 113,000,000/= was collected during the fundraiser at Rwenzori Ball Room, Sheraton Kampala Hotel on
Thursday, 27th October 2022.
The prime minister of Uganda Rt.Hon. Robinah Nabanja was the chief guest, represented by the Government
Chief Whip Hon. Denis Hamson Obua
The prime minister made a humble contribution of Shs. 10,000,000 as Hon. Obua contributed Shs 2,000,000.
Coral Coating Limited contributed Shs 50,000,000/=
Stanbic Uganda (Shs. 20,000000/=)
Interior Technologies (Shs. 5,000,000/=)
Ndejje University Guild Government (Shs 4,000,000/=)
Castle Knights Chess Club (Shs. 3,000,000/=)
National Water (Shs. 3,000,000/=)
Hon Amos Lugolobi (Shs 3,000,000/=)
Luweero & Rwenzori office (Shs. 2,000,000/=)
Uganda Martyrs University (Shs 1,500,000/=)
Joshua Cheptegei (Shs. 1,000,000/=)
Professor Barnabas Nawangwe (Shs 1,000,000/=)
Hon. Hassan Kirumira (Shs 1,000,000/=)
Dean Faculty Dr Milly Kwagala (Shs. 1,000,000/=)
Old Entebbe Young Football Club (Shs. 200,000)
Ndejje University Guild President Arnold Walugembe (Shs 100,000/=)
Higher Education Students Financing Board (Shs 100,000/=)
Nelson Mugenyi (Shs. 1,000,000/=)
Mandela (Shs. 100,000/=)
Twins Forum (Shs. 200,000/=)
Lawyers from Springs Advocates ($100)
among other pledges.
Others willing donors can pay online via MTN and Airtel by dialing *272*6# and following the prompts.
Only in the final lap did the man who holds the world record of 26:11.00 move into top gear to take on and then dismiss the challenge of the Ethiopian who beat him to Olympic gold at this distance last summer, Selemon Barega.
The university collected 22 gold medals, 11 silver medals, and 20 bronze medals.
Badminton (men and women) was won by Ndejje University, and long distance athlete Dismas Yeko won gold in the 5000m (14:05:05) and 10,000m (29:12:18). Sandra Chekwemoi won gold in the 3000m steeplechase (11:47:85)
Yeko was a front runner most of the time, exchanging the lead with German Markus Georger
and tactically staying behind teammate Wangwe before exploding in the final lap.
Budding long distance runner Dismas Yeko executed the perfect final kicks to claim gold
at the World University Cross-Country event in Portugal on Saturday.