Accra floods: Airtel offers free communication

Airtel Ghana has come to the aid of millions affected by Wednesday night’s flooding by giving them the opportunity to communicate with their loved ones and friends for free through an emergency offer christened Airtel Too Much Relief Pack.

The Airtel Too Much Relief Pack, a special free of charge one day offer for Airtel subscribers was designed to assist all Ghanaians to connect to their family and friends to ensure they were safe.

Lucy Quist, Managing Director of Airtel Ghana said, ‘We noted with concern and sadness, the suffering and destruction that has been caused by floods that hit the country and city of Accra especially. Lives have been lost, businesses destroyed and property washed away. There is no doubt that communication links are essential at this time to ensure more effective and coordinated efforts for individuals who are making frantic efforts to get in touch and stay connected with their family members and loved ones.

‘This is why we at Airtel Ghana believe it is part of our Corporate Social Responsibility to assist our Nation and our customers at this time through this unique offer called Airtel Too Much Relief Pack’.

Lucy Quist also revealed that Airtel Ghana will also be expanding its relief through its internal employee CSR initiatives which will focus primarily on efforts to assist victims affected by the rains.

She stressed that Airtel will continue to ensure reliable network and communication services to its cherished customers. ‘Airtel Ghana is an organization that addresses societal problems with creativity, innovation, partnerships, and a relentless drive for change, Airtel is always driven by the communities it serves. Our mission is underscored by the conviction that communities guide their own successful transformation’.

Quist added Airtel Ghana that the company has been recognized both locally and internationally through its innovative, relevant and sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.

Airtel customers dialed the short code *202# and selected option one for the Airtel Too Much Relief Pack option.

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