MTN Rwanda yesterday donated Rwf 1.5M to 500 individuals from the Rwandan Muslim Community for their Mutuelle de Sante subscription to enable them access health care services. The event took place yesterday at the MTN Headquarters in Nyarutarama.
According to the MTN Rwanda CEO, Mr Bart Hofker, the gesture was to join the Rwandan Muslim Community in and around Kigali to support them as they observe the Holy month of Ramadan.
“This is a show of continued support and 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 holy month of Ramadan,” he said.
One of the four representatives from the Rwandan Muslim Community Mr Ntawiha Haridi on behalf of the Muslim community, heartily thanked MTN Rwanda for the donation they were given noting 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 clientele in a show of solidarity and appreciation of support it has received over the years.”