Skin Guard, the antibacterial skin care brand of Movit Products, Uganda’s leading cosmetics manufacturer, has today announced a partnership with Jumia, the largest online retail store in Uganda to reward 1,000 online shoppers with free Skin Guard Hand Sanitizers in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19.
The announcement was made today by Mr. Stephen Mukisa, the Senior Manager-Brand Management at Movit Products together with Mr. Ron Kawamara, Jumia Uganda’s Chief Executive Officer at a handover ceremony of the hand sanitizers held at the Jumia Head Office in Kampala.
Announcing the partnership, Mr. Mukisa, said, “Skin Guard is excited to join Jumia Uganda’s 9th anniversary celebration by supporting our customers in the fight against the resurging Covid-19 pandemic. This partnership will deliver Skin Guard’s premier hand sanitizer for free to up 1,000 shoppers who place express orders on the Jumia platform starting on 29th June 2021. As a company, we believe there is no better way to mark Jumia’s milestone than to provide guaranteed skin protection, our brand’s promise, to shoppers when they need it the most.” Mr. Mukisa said.
“In doing this”, he added, “Skin Guard is standing with Ugandans in their bid to protect themselves against the deadly COVID-19 by promoting healthy and safe living during the current pandemic.” As at June 26th, Uganda had recorded over 956 deaths and 79,089 cumulative cases of COVID-19 while more than 51,000 people have revered from the disease, according to the Ministry of Health.
Welcoming the partnership Mr. Ron Kawamara said, “Uganda is going through an unprecedented Covid-19 crisis that has devastated families all over the country. We appreciate Movit Products for this generous support of sanitizers that will help thousands of families stay safe.”
Skin Guard, which is available on Jumia, comes in a wide range of products including; Skin Guard Antibacterial Hand Wash, Skin Guard Antibacterial Soap, Skin Guard Antibacterial Jelly and Skin Guard Hand Sanitizers in both liquid and gel for individual, corporate and institutional use. The products are available in different sizes.
About the Movit Products.
Movit is a brand of Movit Products- the leading provider of quality beauty and personal care products in Uganda. Since its inception in 1997, Movit brand has consistently provided hair skin and baby care solutions to a number of households for over 2 decades now. The brand currently houses over 160 products and boosts of a presence in over 8 African countries.
Jumia, is the No. 1 online retailer in Africa and was established in May 2012 with the aim and vision to become the one-stop shop for retail in Africa with implementation of best practices both online and offline. Jumia is also the largest online retail store in Uganda. Jumia is under the leadership of founders Sacha Poignonnec, Jeremy Hodara, and in Uganda, Ron Kawamara.