Kampala, UGANDA, August 16, 2003, allafrica.com, New Vision:
In Uganda, Kings Hero Puch, a motorcycle company and
Caltex Uganda, a subsidiary of the ChevronTexaco Corporation
have linked in a joint venture with rural farmers. The
relationship, as the three participants see it, is really
mutually beneficial to all.
Farmers get cheap transportation of their goods to
city markets; more Kings Hero’s on the road increases
brand awareness while encouraging use of motorcycles.
While Caltex sees their payoff coming from by pushing
the economic growth of the country.
“We will continue to strategically partner with
the people of Uganda in order to transform the Ugandan
economy into a modern one," said Caltex country
chairman, James Chilongo.
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