Zomba based small scale business man Paul Pensulo has become the latest TNM’s Ufulu @50 winner to donate an Early Child Development Centre (ECD) in the area of Traditional Authority Chikowi in Zomba.
Pensulo won K2 million in the promotion and channelled his prize money towards the construction the child development centre in his area.
Speaking during the handover ceremony, the 30 year old Pensulo who run a small shop at Makina trading centre, said he was happy that through TNM the area has now a centre for the children.
“These children are future leaders of this country as such they need to get best education and the only way to mould them is through Early Child Development education,” Pensulo said.
Pensulo said there is need to invest in children education so as to maximise their future.
In his remarks chief Makina thanked TNM for the project .
“We lacked this facility so that the community had to rent houses to accommodate our children,” he said
TNM’s Head of Region South Francis Mwamadi said the handover of the toilet facilities demonstrates company’s commitment in fulfilling its promises to customers in Zomba and rest of the region.
“This is a life-changing promotion as prizes are going to worthy causes that will go a long way at community level. The current prize presentation phase demonstrates TNM’s commitment towards Corporate Social Responsibility and meeting its obligations under [email protected] promotion,” Mwamadi said.
Pensulo is one of the 50 TNM customers that won a total of K100 million in the [email protected] promotion that TNM conducted in 2014 to celebrate with Malawians as the country commemorated 50 years of Independence.
Each of the winners was required to choose a social responsibility project of choice worth K2 million, translating to K100 million.
The promotion scooped life changing awards in the last year’s Marketing Excellence Awards.