Friday, 26 December 2014

Vodafone’s Mobile for Good Initiative Earns Praises

The Deputy Minister for Communications, Ato Sarpong, has commended Vodafone Ghana for its “mobile for good” initiative that seeks to engage people to use mobile phones in other areas than just communication.

He said the initiative is laudable and should be encouraged especially as it is directly in line with the country’s agenda to deliver social change in health, education, environment and economic development.

According to Mr. Sarpong, the concept “mobile for good” was designed to help people to utilise mobile technology to make communities in the country better.

The Deputy Minister was speaking at the Vodafone Ghana Foundation’s “Mobile for Good” launch at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.

“Mobile technology has become an essential part of life on which millions of people depend for everyday and emergency communications,” he noted.

In the area of commerce, he hinted that government was streamlining technological efforts to help Ghanaian organizations in several sectors to tackle social problems using mobile-based reminders, education programs, feedback surveys and other interactive communications.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Haris Broumidis told the gathering at the launch of “mobile for good” that birth of another ingenious technology related programme falls in line with Vodafone’s passion for innovation and commitment to using mobile technology to drive social change. Read More.....

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