The Nkesiga Cancer Foundation was birthed in the year 2016 by AAR Insurance led by the General Manager Mr. Trevor Ariho in partnership with Rev Canon Diana Nkesiga and the Nkesiga family. A self-motivated working committee of robust and passionate members, which included youth, adults, seniors and children, responded to our call to fight cancer and brought the foundation to life in memory of Rev. Dr. Solomon Nkesiga.
While Valentine’s Day is synonymous for boxes of chocolate, red roses and greeting cards, at its best, to us it was an opportunity to express love for the people in our lives who matter most. There was perhaps no group more deserving of that love than the children at the Mulago cancer ward. Cancer can be isolating, so it’s crucial for those battling the disease to surround themselves with as much love and emotional support as possible.
The Royal high tea was held on 22nd October 2016 and was the first of its kind in Uganda. The Royal high Tea involved creative set up of tables, which were decked up with stunning decorations and assorted snacks, different types of teas and juices in relation to the cancer awareness campaign.