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Airtel, LUTH Commemorate 2017 World Blood Donor Day

Lagos, 14 June, 2017: As part of its commitment to supporting laudable initiatives as well as  promoting the culture of giving, leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, collaborated with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, to mark the 2017 World Blood Donor Day. Every year, on 14th June, the world Blood Donor day is celebrated around the...

Airtel Builds Multi-million Naira, Ultra-Modern Apartment for Fire Victims

Magboro, Ogun State, Wednesday, 7th June, 2017: Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has built and donated a multi-million Naira, ultra-modern 2-bedroom apartment to victims of a devastating inferno, the Aina family, in fulfillment of its pledge to the beneficiary in the just concluded Airtel Touching Lives Season 3. The Aina family, which was one...

Airtel Touching Lives Season 3 Episode 12 – S03E12 – Single Mothers

Mrs Augustine is a widower and mother of 3 from Abuja. She has put the needs of her children before hers. She has also endured 18 years of public humiliation and embarrassment. Mrs Augustine is 50 years old. Her Husband died in 1999 leaving her with 3 children; 2 boys and a girl. During the...

Blind Scholars Receive Life Changing Aid on Airtel Touching Lives

Airtel Nigeria continued its spate of philanthropic projects this week with two new donations to students of the Bethesda Home and School for the Blind, Surulere, Lagos. In the 11th episode of the third season of Touching Lives, the telecom services provider presented university scholarships, mobility equipment, and laptop computers with voice recognition to two...

Airtel Touching Lives Season 3 Episode 11 – S03E11 – Blind People in Nigeria

According to the latest published survey by International Centre for Eye Health, in November 2016, There are 4.2 million visually impaired people in Nigeria, of which 1.13 million are completely blind. The situation is worsened by the fact that many of the indicators of blindness can be prevented with regular eye tests and improved primary...

Airtel Touching Lives Provides Lifeline to Family of Seven

Leading telecoms services provider, Airtel Nigeria has created awareness about ‘Cerebrovascular accident’ commonly known as ‘stroke’ through the latest episode of the ground-breaking CSR initiative dubbed Airtel Touching Lives. The latest episode of the ground-breaking CSR initiative powered by Nigeria’s leading telecoms services provider, Airtel Nigeria dubbed Airtel Touching Lives has created awareness about Stroke...

Airtel Touching Lives Season 3 Episode 10 – S03E10 – Stroke Awareness

We meet Emmanuel Ochibo from Suleja in Niger State. In 2011 this father of 7 suffered a stroke, and their lives changed forever. Emmanuel Ochigbo was a successful commercial bus driver until he had a partial stroke while on duty. He was bed ridden for almost a year, and had to learn to walk and...

Airtel raises awareness on cerebral palsy in ‘Touching Lives’ episode 9

In fulfilment of promises made via its needs-based initiative, Airtel Nigeria has shone a light of hope on Lagos-based single mother Banire Omolabake whose daughter, Pearce, struggles with cerebral palsy, a debilitating movement disorder. Banire, a final year student, is resolute in her drive to ensure quality care and rehabilitation for Pearce while not losing...

Airtel Touching Lives Season 3 Episode 9 – S03E09 – Cerebral Palsy Mother

Despite Cerebral Palsy being a fairly wide spread condition there is still a lot of mystery surrounding it. What causes it? Is it contagious? Is there a cure? In this episode we will try to answer all the questions relating to this neurological condition. We meet Pearce and single Mother Banire Omolabake. Pearce was born...