Lagos, Nigeria; 17th August, 2015: Two weeks after the launch of Touching Lives Season 2, leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, has said entry is still open for well-meaning Nigerians to nominate beneficiaries in the revolutionary CSR intervention, until August 27th when entries will close.
During the launch of the ground-breaking programme on Wednesday August 5th in Lagos, the telecoms company said entries can be submitted via SMS, phone calls to the short code 947 or via emails to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
It also noted that nomination letters not more than 1000 words can also be submitted at Airtel showrooms, shops and dealers outlets across the country, adding that interested people can also go to Airtel Facebook page and Airtel CSR/Touching Lives web page for further information.
According to Airtel Nigeria, disadvantaged persons, groups or communities in any part of the country who need help can be nominated by Nigerians while call for entry lasts.
Speaking during the launch of Touching Lives Season 2, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, said the telco rolled out the second edition of the revolutionary programme based on the monumental successes recorded with the first edition.
According to him, Airtel went the length and breadth of the country, last year, scouting for people who needed help and for causes to support, noting that “the journey yielded great results as we touched the lives of many Nigerians.
He also noted that the Airtel Touching Lives initiative marks a significant milestone in the company’s history of CSR interventions just as it perfectly aligns with the telco’s vision of connecting Nigerians to their dreams, enriching lives, uplifting people and creating prosperity for the people and communities we serve.
“At Airtel, we believe that for us to be a great company we must be a good company and we are very much committed to earning our social license – the love and acceptance of the people we serve, “he said.
Airtel Touching Lives Season One featured 26 emotion-evoking stories, which brought to limelight the commitment and kind-heartedness of Airtel in uplifting the conditions of underprivileged people across the Nigerian society. It was anchored by popular On-Air-Personality, Wana Udobang.
To watch the 26 episodes of the Touching Lives Season one, kindly visit www.airteltouchinglives.com