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MTN Foundation begins delivery of projects in 200 verified locations

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Even in the face of recession, leading Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the telecoms giant, MTN Nigeria has kicked off the installation phase of the intervention after conclusion of verification visits were paid to 1,085 communities that made the shortlist in Nigeria.

Analysts say this may further brush away fears of exit occasioned by regimes of fines and probes of the company.

In a statement, the Foundation will provide 20 transformers, 20 boreholes, 80 school furniture and 80 primary health care centres across all six geo-political zones in the country.

Explaining more on the on the ongoing installations, Executive Secretary, MTN Foundation, Nonny Ugboma, said the prompt commencement of work in the communities is a demonstration of the Foundation’s commitment to improving the quality of life in our communities.

“MTN Foundation’s What Can We Do Together initiative is a unique project that aims at putting smiles on the faces of individuals. Now that we are in the installation stage, we assure you that the intervention will continue in the same seamless manner that the first phase was executed in.

 “At MTN Foundation, we are pleased to sustain and improve on the huge success recorded in the first phase. It is heart-warming to see the eagerness with which Nigerians are willing to partner with MTN Foundation in its unrelenting commitment to complement government’s efforts in the development of infrastructure across various communities in the country,” she added.

In the past, part of the works of the Foundation include funding medical bills of selected beneficiaries even in abroad.


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