Many people abandon their talents to pursue formal education. Many times you cannot know someone is talented in a specific sport until they are given a chance to display it. This was proven during this year’s Ruparelia Sports Day which was held at Kampala International School Uganda.
Many employees of the various subsidiaries of Ruparelia Group rested their office were for the jerseys, boots and other sports costumes compete for the pride and various individual and team rewards for the winners. The sports day is also used as a day for the group’s employees to network and bond.
This year, Kampala Parents School has been declared as the overall winner of 2019 Ruparelia group of companies sports Gala Award with 475 points. Rose bud emerged the second with 395 points followed by Munyonyo Speke Resort which scored 390 points.
Crane Management boss Rajiv Ruparelia handing over an award to Kampala parents principal The 4th Annual Gala attracted about 800 participants from the subsidiary companies of the Ruparelia group.
Speaking at the long day Gala held at Kampala International School Uganda one of the directors of Ruparelia Group Sheena Ruparelia said the event is aimed at promoting team working, physical fitness and good relationship among the their employees.
The companies participated in sports disciplines including football, wheel borrow race, athletics, egg and spoon race and , sack race, Tag of war, Scrabble among others.
Ruparelia Group has invested in sectors like banking, insurance, hospitality, conventions and leisure centres, education, real estate and agriculture.
In the hospitality sector, the group established Kabira Country Club, Speke Hotel, Speke Apartments, Speke Resort and Conference Centre, Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, Dolphin Suites, Tourist Hotel, Forest Cottages and Speke Resort Bujagali Falls.
In the education it has Public International School and Victoria University Kampala. The group owns Sanyu Fm, a pioneer local radio station, own two of the leading flower farmers and exporters in the country, Rosebud and Premier Roses.
Under Meera Investments and Crane Management, the group has established some of the country’s iconic arcades, hotels, apartments and real estate establishments. In the financial sector, the group owns Goldstar insurance, forex bureaus and a commercial bank.