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MTN Eswatini pumps-in another R300,000.00 to support One Billion Rising in fight against Gender Based Violence(GBV).

Monday, 4th March, 2024

MBABANE:MTN Eswatini through the MTN Eswatini Foundation has pumped-in another R300,000.00 in support of One Billion Rising efforts to fight Gender Based Violence(GBV).

The donated monies will benefit women in additional five(5) communities through entrepreneurship,women economic empowerment forms part of strategies to mitigate GBV by reducing the women financial dependence on men.

The donation was announced during the One Billion Rising Festival on ending GBV held on the 24th February 2024 at Mavuso Trade Centre.

Announcing the donation,MTN Eswatini Head of Corporate Services Sibusiso Nhleko said,MTN remains committed to supporting women and girls.

“The MTN Foundation in collaboration with One Billion Rising have additionally developed a USSD *221# as another solution to strengthen support for the GBV circles.This platform will allow you to join your preferred and nearest circle and get support from the community coordinators as and when you need support. MTN Foundation is saying let us all be informed about strategies for eliminating GBV in our communities.When we are informed and actively working to live in harmony,we can jointly accelerate Eswatini’s development, harness its natural and financial resources to drive economic growth, and achieve sustainable development" said the MTN Eswatini Head of Corporate Services.

On another note,Colani Hlatswako,the One Billion Rising Africa Regional Coordinator Colani Hlatjwako said,as an organization “they are grateful” for the continuous support received from MTN Foundation. 

“We applaud MTN's commitment in promoting equality”, she said.


MTN Eswatini pumps-in another R300,000.00 to support One Billion Rising in fight against Gender Based Violence(GBV).
MTN Eswatini pumps-in another R300,000.00 to support One Billion Rising in fight against Gender Based Violence(GBV).