The Ruparelia Group which runs a multitude of companies in Uganda stays prospering in Uganda although the closure of Crane Bank Limited in 2016.
The Group does business in real estate, hospitality, horticulture, labor export and education among others.
In real estate business include; Speke Apartments on Wampewo Avenue, Kingdom Kampala Mall in Nakasero, Bukoto Heights Apartment and Tagore Apartments.
In hospitality, the Group boasts of Munyonyo Country Resort, Speke Hotel, Kabira Country Club, among others.
In education the Group runs the elite Kampala Parents School, Kampala International School Uganda (KISU) and Victoria University, all located within the boundaries of Kampala Capital City Authority. Recently Kampala Parents School offered a scholarship to Fresh Kid, a sensational young musician while Victoria University has also earmarked scholarships for best performers in Miss Curvey contest.
In horticulture, the Groups companies-Rosebud Limited and Premier Roses Ltd are major exporters of natural flower products to Europe and elsewhere. The two companies in October 2017 received Free Zone licenses from Uganda Free Zones Authority to grow more flowers in Namulanda Parish, Ssisa Sub-county, Wakiso District. The companies have also targeted Masaka and Kulkungu districts for flower growing.
The growth of the companies means more jobs for Ugandans since the companies currently employs some of them on top of paying taxes to government, notwithstanding giving back to community through the corporate social responsibility programme.
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