AirtelTigo has announced it is deepening long -standing commitment to communities in the Ashanti,Bono and Ahafo regions with the launch of y3n Nk)so) Nti (for our progress), an initiative aimed to improve the life of children in communities through education.
Under the initiative, AirtelTigo will invest one percent of its proceeds from airtime recharge by its customers in the region into development of education facilities. The initiative,which will run over the three months,will support and enhance public schools in disadvantaged communities.
The finance officer for the three regions; Mr Prince Acheampong disclosed this at a media launch of the initiative after a courtesy call on His Royal Majesty the Asantehene, Otumfour Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.
“Our children are the future and we believe that education holds the key to the development of any nation. Through this initiative we expect to touch several schools within the region that need support. Investing in education is our way of giving back to this community that has been very supportive of AirtelTigo. It is our way of having long term societal impact, benefit of which will be reaped for many years to come” he said.
Selection of schools to be reached through this initiative will be conducted by a committee that will evaluate the need of each school. Public schools in the region as well as members of the community are encouraged to submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org or AirtelTigo shops across the regions.
“We are confident that our commitment to improve quality will foster values that can produce pupils who can consciously use their talent to contribute to national development”.
He explained that AirtelTigo has been contributing to the development of communities in which it operates including the Ashanti,Bono and Ahafo regions by promoting education.
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