Business woman Ruth Chigona, proprietor of Area 18 Filling Station had a pleasant surprise over the weekend when she was awarded the K100,000 top prize and pieces of zitenje in the Chitetezo Mbaula promotion administered by Maeve Project.
According to Kinna Offen, sales and marketing manager at the stove division of Maeve Project, who are one of the major suppliers of Chitetezo Mbaula, Area 18 Filling Station emerged top in the promotion after selling over 400 stoves last year.
“We have been running a national promotion for our sells agents, whereby we have been giving cash and other prizes to outstanding shops, agents or individuals in the sales of Chitetezo Mbaula and Area 18 Filling Station surpassed all the agents in the year 2015 after selling over 400 stoves,” said Offen after presenting the prize at Area 18 Filling Station.
The sales and marketing manager disclosed that Maeve has also introduced regional promotions that will see outstanding retailors of Chitetezo Mbaula in the country’s three regions winning monthly prizes ranging from K30,000 to K10,000.
“The whole purpose is to contribute to government’s efforts in curbing forest degradation and conserving the environment by ensuring that almost each and every household uses Chitetezo Mbaula, which consumes less firewood and produces little smoke,” said Offen.
He thanked Energised Development (Endev), a project of GIZ, formerly GTZ for funding the promotions.
Chigona said she was happy to contribute to government’s efforts of conserving the environment and that the award would encourage her woe more customers to buy the stoves.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :