Airtel Rwanda CEO, Amit Chawla presented the donation to the Minister of Health, Dr. Ngamije Daniel, on this Friday as the company’s contribution to the fight against Coronavirus.
Airtel Rwanda said that after taking in account the critical times that health workers are facing, the company chose to expand assistance in the fight against the Pandemic.
"Today we are pleased to have the opportunity to provide our support and take part in the fight against Covid-19," said Amit Chawla.
Health Minister Dr. Ngamije Daniel, appreciating the support provided by Airtel Rwanda, said: “This is a good sign of solidarity with the humanitarian work of Airtel staff, which will help in supporting the national anti-Covid-19 programs. We will continue to work together and work together for the benefit of our people. "
Airtel Rwanda is already playing a big role in helping its customers fight against the coronavirus through different programs and services, among which are sending messages with safety measures.
Airtel has introduced E-Learning for students of all levels free of charge use of the internet as one of the ways to help Rwandans cope with the pandemic, this was in collaboration with the REB and the General Council of Higher Education and University, HEC.
Airtel Rwanda has also helped five private universities in e-learning programs, where students using their network receive a free internet; these universities are INES, UOK, ITAB, CHUR, KP, and AUCA.
Airtel Rwanda has also extended the ‘Mukazi Kose’ promotion period where customers send and receive money for free. This is to prevent people from breaking the social distance policy using technology, and many more