By Akandinda Ison Rocky
Huawei Uganda thrilled MTN Marathon attendees with an assortment of goodies and smartphones. The goodies which included Huawei Y3 Lite smartphones, phone holders, selfie sticks, note books and T-Shirts were awarded to participants who correctly answered questions on the Huawei brand during the Huawei Moment at the MTN Marathon.
This year, the MTN Marathon held on Sunday, 20th November 2016 focused on continuing with the 2015 efforts to improve access to sustainable sanitation for the Urban poor especially children in public schools around Kampala. The MTN Marathon attracted over 20,000 runners, of whom 250 came from Huawei.
Patrick Tong, PR Director of Huawei Uganda said, ‘For the fifth year running, Huawei is the official technology partner of the MTN Kampala Marathon. This year, Huawei contributed 250 Million Uganda shillings, an assortment of goodies and Huawei Y3 lite smartphones that were given at no cost to lucky winners during the 2016 MTN Kampala Marathon. Huawei will continue to identify with such causes as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility, to give back to the community in which we operate.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider whose aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Huawei’s innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.