Social investments

Our focus areas

Our employees and our customers are part of the same communities. It’s our social responsibility to find ways of uplifting those communities. We use our ICT expertise and resources to improve access to education and healthcare, to develop entrepreneurs and enterprise, and identify national priority areas for special attention.

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ICT @ 50 - MTN Ghana

​MTN Ghana is working to enhance educational infrastructure in an effort to bridge the digital divide between rural and urban communities in the country.

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MTN Cameroon - SMS Printer for life

​UN Aids estimates that 94 000 children are infected with HIV in Cameroon as at 2013, and that the viral disease is a leading cause of infant mortality in the country.

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The Impact of Basic Education Support

​Education in South Africa faces a number of challenges, many of which have an adverse effect on the quality of teaching and therefore the ability of students to gain entrance to universities.

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Y'ello Care

Our annual staff volunteer programme runs across the Group for 21 days, normally from 1 to 21 June. It was launched in 2007, but we decided in 2012 to make ‘Investing in education for all’ a permanent theme for the programme.

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Y'ello Care 2016

From robotics and coding camps for school learners in Swaziland, to the establishment of a computer lab at an orphanage in Afghanistan, and the laying of fibre to enable school connectivity in Kenya

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Y'ello Care 2015

​MTNers from across the Group's footprint rallied together around a common purpose - to make the lives of their communities a whole lot brighter! This year's campaign continued the theme of "Investing on Education for all".

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Y'ello Care 2014

In 2014, MTN employees once again cast the spotlight on the digitisation of teaching and learning as part of their 21 Days of Y’ello Care activities.

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Y'ello Care 2013

In 2013, MTN’s 21 Days of ​Y’ello Care pro​gramme continued with the theme of ‘Investin​g in education for all’, and MTN operations engaged in numerous projects aimed at positively impacting the education sector.

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MTN Foundation accolades

The Group and our operational companies have been honoured with the recognition of NGOs and governments for various social responsibility efforts over the years.

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