MTN MoMo and Salaam TV Join Hands to Support Pilgrims During Ramadan Dinner.

What you need to know:

•    MTN Uganda and Salaam TV hosted a Ramadan dinner to announce their support for pilgrims through a partnership with the Haji-Umra Bureau.

•    MTN MoMo will sponsor Muslims for Umrah, allowing pilgrims to collect their travel fees conveniently.

•    The Chief Financial Officer of MTN MoMo highlighted the partnership's significance and MTN's commitment to digital and financial inclusion.

•    Donations can be made to a charity account set up by MTN Uganda to sponsor needy individuals' trips to Mecca, and a special Ramadan bundle was reintroduced for MTN customers.

MTN MoMo, in collaboration with Salaam TV, hosted a special Ramadan dinner last night to announce their support for pilgrims through a partnership with the Haji-Umra Bureau. The event, held at the prestigious Serena Hotel in Kampala, brought together leaders from the Muslim community, representatives from MTN Uganda and Salaam TV, and other distinguished guests.

Through the MTN MoMo App or by dialing the specific code, anyone can contribute to donate toward supporting the less fortunate at the end of the fasting period.

The dinner served as a platform to unveil MTN Uganda's commitment to sponsoring Muslims for Umrah, a pilgrimage to Mecca, in partnership with the Haji-Umra Bureau. 

The Speaking at the event, Sarah Okwi Bateta the Chief Financial Officer of MTN MoMo, highlighted the significance of the partnership and MTN's dedication to driving digital and financial inclusion. In her statement, she remarked, "We are proud to collaborate with Salaam TV and the Haji-Umra Bureau to support our Muslim brothers and sisters in fulfilling their spiritual journey. This initiative aligns with our Ambition 2025 goal of ensuring that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life."

H.E. Dr. Amb. Yahaya Rashid Ssemuddu speaking at Iftar dinner at Serena Hotel, Kampala.

Additionally, pilgrims can now conveniently pay their travel fees using MTN MoMo, making the process hassle-free and accessible to all.

Hajji Kin Ibrahim Kariisa, Chairman of Salaam TV, expressed gratitude for the partnership, emphasizing the importance of unity and solidarity within the Muslim community. He stated, "We are thankful to MTN Uganda for their generous support and commitment to making Umrah accessible to all. Together, we can empower pilgrims and ensure that no one is left behind."

Some members of MTN Uganda's Exco team, Salam TV's top management and some of the dignitaries that attended Ramadhan Iftar dinner at Serena Hotel, Kampala

The dinner also served as an opportunity for attendees to contribute to a charity account set up by MTN MoMo, aimed at supporting needy individuals at the end of the fasting period. Donations can be made through the MoMo App or by dialing *165*3#, further exemplifying the spirit of giving and compassion during Ramadan.

In addition to the sponsorship announcement, MTN Uganda reintroduced the special Ramadan bundle, offering customers 30 minutes and 100MBs daily when they load airtime or buy any bundle worth 500/= or more. This initiative aims to facilitate communication during the fasting period and is open to all MTN customers.

Guests being entertained by the Kampala Mataali group at the Ramathan Dinner organised by Salam TV and MTN MoMo

The Ramadan dinner was a resounding success, marking a significant step forward in MTN Uganda's ongoing efforts to support the Muslim community during the holy month. Through partnerships, charity initiatives, and special offerings, MTN remains committed to making a positive impact and fostering inclusivity.