Kampala-7and March 2022. Ugandans who have used the power of technology to positively impact their communities over the years deserve to be honored for their great work and effort.
It is in recognition of this need that today Airtel Uganda, the smartphone network with the widest 4G coverage in Uganda, has launched Uganda needs more of you, a campaign that aims to highlight, celebrate and recognize these exceptional Ugandans.
- The most transformative stories to gain financial support at the end of the campaign
The campaign was launched today, 7and March 2022, by Airtel Uganda Managing Director Mr. Manoj Murali at Kampala Serena Hotel. Uganda needs more of you, will ask participants to share stories of how they have used technology to positively impact the lives of others. Submissions will be made by either;
The submitted stories will then be judged by a panel of judges and voted on by the public using Airtel Mobsite or SMS.
While launching the campaign, manoj said; “The transformative power of technology, backed by a good 4G service provider like Airtel Uganda, is steadily manifesting in the growth of digital services and the number of people included in the ecosystem.
Many of them are stories of hard work and resilience of millions of Ugandans with whom Airtel Uganda shares its growth story. Some of the inspiring stories have yet to be discovered, told and celebrated.
I am confident that the #UGNEEDSMOREOFU campaign will help us discover and celebrate more of these Ugandan stories.”
Mr. Manoj cited three stories; The story of Mr. Dickson Mushabe, who founded the Dolphin Fund, a unique crowdfunding website through which Ugandans raise funds to support nobel causes within their communities.
In the hospitality sector, we have seen the rise of famed Ella Clear Foods by M/s Catherine Nakatudde, who used WhatsApp to ensure meals for Kampala city workers continued to be delivered to their tables, especially during the covid19 pandemic lockdown!
The last story shared was about Dr. Davis Musinguzi who founded Rocket Health in the healthcare industry, which unlocked the power of telemedicine to save lives in many places.
He noted that these stories demonstrate the entrepreneurial spirit of Ugandans that is sparked by challenges and opportunities. These stories will inspire more Ugandans to aspire for more.
These and other stories represent the power of the many changemakers in Uganda who are harnessing the power of technology to transform their communities.
Airtel Uganda is therefore pleased to support this movement of changemakers in their causes and to scale up their impact and awareness in Uganda and beyond.
He added that Airtel Uganda remains committed to enabling all Ugandans to connect, innovate and do business by providing the widest 4G coverage network, without differentiation, across Uganda and at the lowest prices. more affordable and affordable Airtel Money services.
Uganda needs more of you The stories will run on select media houses. On a monthly basis, submitted stories will be reviewed and the top 3 will be selected to proceed to the next stage. The final transformative stories will receive support for their causes.