Tigo Rwanda joins Burera residents in Umuganda, donates 500 Mutuelle de Sante to vulnerable

On 31 October 2017 at 08:05

Tigo Rwanda leadership and staff on Saturday joined residents of Kayenzi Cell, Burera District in community work (Umuganda) where the staff participated in digging trenches for water pipes alongside area residents and local authority leaders including Northern Province Governor, Jean Marie Vianney Gatabazi.

Following the Umuganda in Kagogo Sector, Tigo Rwanda staff also donated Mutuelle de Santé for 500 vulnerable residents from Cyanika and Ruhunde sectors, who were unable to afford health care. The handover of the medical insurance cards took place in Cyanika Sector.

The Rwf 1.5 million worthdonation is part of Tigo Rwanda’s ongoing efforts to ensure a better life for the most vulnerable Rwandans.

Commenting on the donation, Tigo Chief Executive Officer, Philip Amoaoteng, said “As a company working in Rwanda, we believe that it is our responsibility to take care of the most vulnerable among us and that is why we are very pleased to be able to ensure that 500 vulnerable people now have access to health care”.

This donation brings to 1,266 the number of Mutuelle de Sante cards that have been distributed by Tigo Rwanda into three districts namely Burera, Bugesera and Ngoma this year.

Tigo Rwanda staff and residents of Kayenzi, Burera District digging trenches for water pipes during the Community Work (Umuganda)
Tigo CEO, Philip Amoateng (Center) joins staff in Community Work (Umuganda)
Tigo Deputy CEO, Chantal Kagame at work with her collegues