Malawi’s premier mobile phone company Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) on Sunday announced two donations of over K2.7 million to Dwangwa Round Table 69 and Mzuzu Cycling Club in a colourful ceremony which took place at Chitowe Stadium.
Making the announcement TNM’s Head of Northern Region, Richard Kwatiwani said the pioneer mobile phone company has given K1.5 million to Dwangwa Round Table 69 as sponsorship to a cycling race – Tour De Dwangwa.
Kwatiwani also said in addition, the company thought it wise to give out a cycling kit to Mzuzu cycling Club which is worth another K1.2 million.
He said Tour De Dwangwa a captivating event which has gained local interest.
Kwatiwani said this year’s race is expected to attract more than 250 participants and as a brand that is renowned for supporting sports in the country, TNM decided to pump in K2.79 million into the event.
Mzuzu Cycling Club started in September 2010 with a membership of 18 and aims at promoting cyclists at national and international level and helps encourage youths to live a health life through cycling, creating unity and friendship and engaging into charity works.
“As a Malawian brand we felt obliged to help in the cause of this youth organization. TNM believes in uplifting sports in the country because we believe that it is only healthy citizen who can help promote the socio-economic development of the county,” said Kwatiwani.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :