March 7

Airtel Commits $57 Million to Boost Education in Africa


Airtel Africa, a mobile network operator, and mobile money service provider, with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, has restated its commitment of $57 million to boost education in Africa.

Segun Ogunsanya, CEO of Airtel Africa plc, made this commitment at the opening of a two-day conference in Nairobi, Kenya, last week where executives of Airtel Africa and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) convened to discuss the implementation of the landmark partnership across 13 out of Airtel’s 14 markets. Airtel Africa committed to investing $57 million into educational programmes during the five-year partnership with UNICEF.

Photo courtesy of Jhon Dal.

Source: Business Day (link opens in a new window)

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