MTN Rwanda management and staff have launched a campaign in commemoration of this year’s World Aids Day that will see their staff go for voluntary testing and counselling.
In addition, the giant telecom company will be involved in blood donation campaign that will see them collect blood from at least 100 people per day in different centres across the country.
The blood donation campaign which began yesterday, is being done in partnership with Victoria Motors Rwanda, the Official Distributors of Mitsubishi in Rwanda and the National Centre for Blood transfusion, will end on December 17.
“MTN Rwanda made a conscious decision to be at the forefront of raising awareness, improving education for our people and their families and, most importantly fighting the stigma that has for too long been the unspoken barrier for the HIV victims,” said Andrew Rugege’s MTN Rwanda’s Chief Operating Officer.
In commemoration of World Aids Day on December 1, over 60 members of MTN staff and management visited Rwinkwavu Hospital in Kayonza District Eastern Province.
The company donated food items and books to children at the hospital as a way of complimenting the great work of the doctors, nurses and carers there.