Vodacom Congo is proud to announce its choice as official sponsor of the twentieth anniversary of OAFLAD (Group of African First Women for Improvement).
OAFLAD is an annual convention that brings collectively First Women from completely different African nations. This platform permits them to share their experiences and exhibit their dedication to sustainable growth, the promotion of ladies’s and kids’s rights on the continent, youth growth and the promotion of gender range. The distinguished First Women will contribute with their experience and expertise to the creating insurance policies and initiatives geared toward enhancing the standard of life for the continent’s populations, with a selected deal with essentially the most weak.
For Vodacom Congo, this is a chance to consolidate its dedication within the DRC, but additionally that of the Vodacom Group at a pan-African stage, in favor of inclusion for all. By way of its Group, Vodacom Congo is collaborating in an unlimited pan-African program known as “Africa.Related”, which goals to speed up Africa’s digital transformation by way of connectivity and entry to Vodafone and Vodacom digital providers and platforms.
“Our ambition to increase protection and modernize networks to bridge the digital divide within the DRC is a part of our pan-African Africa Related program. This goals to help the inclusion of rural communities and SMEs, and to strengthen the digital and monetary abilities of ladies and younger folks, amongst others. On this means, we will make sure that nobody is left behind,” stated Khalil-Al-Americani, CEO of Vodacom Congo.
As an official sponsor of this main occasion, Vodacom Congo is dedicated to assist meet the challenges of connectivity and affordability and to help optimistic synergies akin to strategic alliances between governments, the non-public sector and growth companies and know-how corporations to enhance the dwelling circumstances of African youngsters, younger folks and girls.
“We’re proud to help OAFLAD. Every stakeholder at this high-level convention can deliver a novel and completely different perspective. All these forces gathered round one desk can speed up Africa’s digital literacy program, which is the muse of sustainable growth”: Pamela ILUNGA, Deputy CEO of Vodacom Congo.
The subsequent version of OAFLAD might be marked by the official launch of the unifying marketing campaign to realize gender equality in Africa. The marketing campaign goals to mobilize governments, civil society organizations and residents to advertise gender equality as a basis for sustainable growth on the continent, and can deal with 4 precedence pillars: schooling, well being, empowering girls and younger folks, and combating violence towards girls and ladies.
This assembly represents a possibility to reiterate and strengthen cooperation between African nations, and to advertise public insurance policies throughout the 4 pillars talked about above, with the goal of selling entry to important providers and elevating consciousness of the necessity to empower girls and younger folks.
This system features a plenary on the Parliament’s constructing –Palais du peuple in Kinshasa on the morning of 17 June 2023, adopted by a gala dinner and a fundraising occasion to finance the group’s initiatives within the night. Previous to the day’s festivities, the general public will have the ability to go to the “OAFLAD village”, a gathering a number of exhibitors together with Vodacom Congo, specifically constructed for the event on the esplanade of the Académie des Beaux-Arts, from 15 to 18 June 2023.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Vodacom Group.
About Vodacom Congo:
For greater than 21 years, Vodacom Congo has used its know-how to help the socio-economic growth of the DRC, offering a variety of communication providers, together with voice, messaging, Web, digital cash, and convergent providers to greater than 21 million subscribers and companies since 2002. By way of its coverage of company social duty, Vodacom Congo provides folks entry to essentially the most applicable options and broadens social and monetary inclusion. Its major targets are to contribute to the event of the DRC, to scale back disparities between areas and to open up territories by way of the widest doable community protection. For 21 years, Vodacom Congo has been a privileged and fixed companion within the financial and social growth of the Congo.
OAFLAD is a dynamic initiative by way of which the wives of African Presidents contribute to the event of their respective nations.
Its mission is to contribute to the well being and well-being of kids, younger folks and girls by way of awareness-raising, useful resource mobilization and strategic partnerships.
Its imaginative and prescient is to develop Africa with wholesome and empowered youngsters, younger folks, and girls.
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