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Social Responsibility: MTN Cameroon partners with Social Affairs Ministry for Socially Vulnerable People

By Bakah Derick

MTN Cameroon has signed a partnership with the Ministry of Social Affairs for the empowerment of socially vulnerable people.  The proactive telecom giant signed the partnership on Friday 2 June 2023 during “The Dining in the Dark” event in Yaoundé. 
Minister Pauline Irene Nguene (in green) and Mitwa Ng’ambi (in yellow) during the signing ceremony 

While Minister Pauline Irene Nguene signed for the Ministry, Mitwa Ng’ambi signed for MTN Cameroon. The partnership signing is part of the 21 days of Yellow Care 2023. 

“I salute the organization of this exceptional event "The Dining in the Dark” organized by MTN Cameroon whose objective is to rehabilitate, equip and support structures for vulnerable people, as part of the “21 Days of Yellow Care”, project for the management of people with disabilities for their empowerment. This mobilization reflects your attachment to the values ​​that will let us all carry the values ​​of solidarity, sharing and mutual aid in the service of more vulnerable.” Minister Pauline Irene Nguene said 
Group picture at the close of the signing event

The General Manager of MTN Cameroon has promised to use the over 75million FCFA raised during “The Dining in the Dark” charity gala in Yaoundé to “carry out projects with strong impacts that will allow communities to develop and above all to gain in autonomy.” Mitwa Ng’ambi was speaking in Yaoundé on Friday 2 June 2023. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of MTN Cameroon, Collin Mukete donated 25million FCFA for the projects intended to empower socially vulnerable people in communities. 
Chairman of the Board of Directors MTN Cameroon Collin Mukete speaking during the fund raiser 

Talking to The Hilltop Mail about the projects, the GM disclosed as follows 

”The construction and equipment of a workshop for the production of ecological paving stones made from plastic waste, at the Bonaberi Polyvalent High School in Douala; the construction and equipment in the 10 regions of the country of training and coworking spaces dedicated to people living with disabilities and the training of young girls from the Incubation Center of the Chamber of Commerce in Douala.” Mitwa Ng’ambi said 
The 21 Days of Yellow Care is a volunteer program initiated by the MTN Cameroon Group which engages its employees each year to carry out social actions for 21days to improve the well-being of communities, in the 22 subsidiaries of the Group around the world. 



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