Orphans education support


MTN-Sudan Dedicates the Number 1616 in Support of Orphans


MTN-Sudan, in collaboration with the Waqf (Endowment) Organization for the Care of Orphans started a donation campaign in favor of the education of orphans targeting more than 1500 orphan inside and outside Khartoum State.

The donation will be made through an SMS to be sent to the number 1616 specifying the amount to be donated starting from SDG 5, 10, 50 to 100.

Mr. 'Alaa Aldin Elsheikh, Manager, Social Responsibility in MTN-Sudan said that the campaign aims to provide support to 1500 orphans in Khartoum, Kasala and South Kordofan States. "This humanitarian step stems out of the firm belief of MTN-Sudan that communication with all categories of the society makes you feel the suffering of others who are deprived of their most basic human rights and motivates other segments of the society to extend help to them within the framework of solidarity and mutual help among members of the society, as Islam, our magnanimous religion orders us, praying that Allah may give us double reward and grant us ecstasy of delight " said 'Alaa.

It is worth mentioning that MTN-Groups is operating in 23 countries in Africa and the Middle East and allocates 70% of its budget to support the communities in areas of education in African countries, while the Waqf (Endowment) Organization for the Care of Orphans has been working since 2003 in the areas of philanthropy and orphans'  kafala (Guardianship) and its partnership with MTN-Sudan is to contribute to the education of orphans.