In place of the annual charity event dumbed " 21 Days of Y'ello Care ", MTN Cameroon has opted this year to set up a campaign to fight COVID-19, called Y'ello Hope. The Y'ello Hope program, which follows various other initiatives undertaken by the operator since the start of the epidemic
What is the Y'ello Hope Campaign?Y'ello Hope is an outreach program that is part of the second phase of MTN Cameroon's response plan against the disease Covid-19. The campaign will run from the 1st to June 30, 2020, in 10 regions of the country. It will consist of a massive caravan of distribution of personal protective equipment to specific groups of the population identified as vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Who will benefit from this Mtn Cameroon's program?The following groups of people will benefit:
- Doctors, especially those of health facilities approved for the management of COVID-2019 cases
- Call-box operators
- Town halls
The mobile operator has announced that the Y'ello Hope campaign will take place in two phases:
The first phase, which will extend over the first two weeks of June, will be devoted to the distribution of equipment (washable masks, sanitizers among others) to teachers, call-boxers, as well as to journalists (whose delivery will be through their associations).
The second phase of the caravan will focus on the distribution of equipment to healthcare staff (gowns, surgical masks) and to town hall staff (PPE, sprayers, disinfection kits, etc.)
Launch of the Y'ello Hope CampaignThe Y'ello Hope campaign scheduled to begin on Monday 1 t June 2020 in Douala with the distribution of protective equipment to teachers in four schools in the city of Douala namely; Akwa High School, Bépanda High School, Bonassama High School and Bonadoumbe Technical High School.
A total of twenty schools and more than 4,000 teachers in the 10 regions of the country should benefit from these donations.
Y'ello Hope Virtual ConcertAs a prelude to the start of the Y'ello Hope caravan, MTN Cameroon organized on Saturday, May 30, 2019, a virtual concert with the artists Stanley Enow, Tenor, Locko and Salatiel, engaged voluntarily to carry the message of awareness and invite Cameroonians to continue to apply the prescribed barrier measures against COVID19.
The virtual concert organized in partnership with the Stanley Enow foundation was broadcasted via Facebook Live on the pages of MTN Cameroon and MTN Foundation.
Also, check out how other operators are fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in Cameroon.