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Yuti and UWEC name Entebbe White Tiger YURA

The white tiger at UWEC.

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Yuti Breweriies Ltd under their flagship beverage brand Yura Beer, have signed an agreement with Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) that gives them the naming rights for the white tiger in the Entebbe zoo. They have officially named him YURA.

Following financial hardships caused by the lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, this agreement aims at actualizing the collaboration of Yuti Breweriies Ltd and UWEC towards the welfare of the tiger. The, sponsorship deal is worth sh30 million for the welfare of the animal and its surrounding.

Punit Shah, the Managing Director of Yuti

“Following the introduction of these amazing species, we have come in to provide a helping hand such that some funds can be used to ensure that the zoo gets back to its previous booming self,” said Punit Shah, the Managing Director of Yuti Breweriies at the agreement signing on November 19, 2022.

“As Yuti Breweriies, we will make sure to have activities and donations every year to inculcate awareness among the public on the importance of protecting, preserving, and conserving this endangered species” he said.

He also called upon all Ugandans and foreigners to visit the Entebbe Zoo and watch the tigers as well as a host of other wildlife in their fenced enclosures.

“By visiting UWEC, wet we can all contribute towards the welfare of all the animals in this place while ensuring that the learning process also continues for the little ones.”

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