MTN Uganda announces Winners of the ‘MTN for Good’ campaign
MTN Uganda has today announced 5 lucky winners from its MTN For Good Campaign. The Campaign was kickstarted by a #Whatsnext promotion that not only made rounds on social media, but also, encouraged customers to plan for their next steps with MTN as the telco ready to help them on every step they take.
Through the promotion, MTN called for creative entries to the campaign with prizes to be won by lucky participants. Thousands of entries joined the race, but 100 quality participants made it past the first level, and now, 5 lucky customers have emerged winners out of the 100 lot.
Taking a lion’s share of public votes, Douglas Smith of Sportrise emerged as the overall winner. Sportrise is an idea of a local company that will be using plastics to make soccer balls tagged to affordability and environmental friendliness.
Second Placed is Joseph Semanyengo of Brick Making. Third Place, Julius Tusingwire a programmer with a goal to innovate through the power of code. Fourth, Brian Maw a talented producer, and Tony Ayebare an online Butcher operator completing the campaign’s list of 5 winners.
The winners will receive support from MTN to facilitate the path to their dreams in form of MTN Mobile money to seed in-to their ideas, 60GB data per month for six months, Kigale fixed lines for business engagements, among others.
Additionally, MTN inked a plan to help all winners meet their idols since the campaign required participants to submit a one-minute video showcasing their dreams, and so, meeting their role models would expedite their urge to succeed with fresh winning business ideas.
“ We all have dreams. It’s a great thing to be a dreamer because the ones who dream are the ones who own the future. Like MTN, many of the leading businesses, companies, and enterprises started from an idea that sprung from a dream. Youths have many dreams and MTN wants to help them bring their dreams to life under the ‘For Good’ campaign “Somdev Sen – MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer
Being a multinational operator, MTN’s ‘For Good campaign that was initially rolled out by MTN Group in November 2019, will now run across 21 countries under the theme ‘ whatever your dream, let’s create it together’ to encourage customers to focus on achieving their dreams.
Hence, as the telco continues to pound high on promotions in Uganda like the revamped Momo Nyabo campaign to reward customers affected by COVID19, MTN Foundation among others. Its inaugural ‘For Good” campaign winners will benefit from support similar to that of Innovation challenge winning startup ideas.