It is the heaviest and most valuable among Uganda's coin money. It is gold-yellow and with it, you have enough to buy an avocado, a cupcake, or a pen. However, to people like Fiona Ejang the 500 shillings coin is more than just money. It is a lifesaver.
Kenneth Mwehonge, the Program Manager - Health Policy Advocacy at HEPS-
Uganda during the press conference observed that oxygen shortage is now an
emergency issue in Uganda that should be handled immediately to save lives.