21 Days Yello Care: MTN Staffs Take Empowerment To The Grassroots In Ibadan


As part of activities to mark this year’s Yello Care event which is an annual volunteer initiative for MTN staff, about 40 grass-roots entrepreneurs were trained in financial literacy and customer relations initiatives while some were shortlisted for empowerment.


The event which was held inside the squash hall of Kayrom Lee Gym and Fitness Centre, Obafemi Awolwo Stadium Ibadan on Wednesday 14th June enjoyed support from the Imperial Initiatives For Human Development outfit.


Addressing newsmen after the event, Mrs. Funmilola Akinteye who coordinated the event said “Yello Care is an annual volunteer initiative for MTN staff. It is an opportunity for MTNers (MTN staff), to give back to their immediate communities through volunteering. The 2023 edition of the Y’ello care runs for 21 days from June 1st to June 21, 2023 across Nigeria”.


She added that “the focus this year is on empowering entrepreneurs to unlock growth & job Creation for Communities, and will feature activities geared towards helping grass-roots entrepreneurs leverage digital and financial tools and skills, as enablers to unlock growth for their business.


“We are particular about helping as many entrepreneurs as possible to understand the importance of digital tools and skills, and how they can leverage these skills to achieve growth in their businesses while at the same time building sustainable businesses”, said Akinteye.


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