Kigali - Yesterday, 23rd June, 2017, at the MTN Headquarters in Nyarutarama, MTN Rwanda donated a cheque of 1.5M Francs to enable 500 members of the Rwandan Muslim Community get their Mutuelle de Sante to enable them access health care services. This was part of MTN’s drive to support the Muslim communities
According to the MTN Rwanda’s CEO, Mr Bart Hofker, the gesture was to join the Rwandan Muslim Community in and around Kigali and support them as they mark the Holy month of Ramadan.
“This is a testimony to continue making a difference in the lives of our customers and especially now, in the lives of our Muslim brothers and sisters as they come to the end of the fasting month of Ramadan,” he said.
One of the four representatives from the Rwandan Muslim Community Mr Ntawiha Haridi on behalf of the Muslim community, deeply thanked MTN Rwanda for the donation they were given today and he added that it is not the first time MTN Rwanda is doing this to their community. He mentioned that the donation shall be used to enable 500 members of their community to access health care services.
‘Mutuelle de Santé’ is a community-based universal health care scheme launched in 2015 to ensure that all Rwandans have access to health care.
Alain Numa, the Head of Promotion, Sponsorship and Events at MTN Rwanda said, “This is not the first time we have supported the Muslim Community in Rwanda. As a company that ensures we make the lives of our customers’ brighter, MTN will continue with the spirit of association with its diverse customer segments in a show of solidarity and appreciation of support it has received over the years.”
MTN is a brand that welcomes and respects diversity in all forms.
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