, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 14 – Airtel Kenya has announced its support of the Jamia Mosque Education Fund with a contribution of Sh100,000.
The contribution was made to the mosque by Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi when he received a delegation of leaders from the mosque at his office led by Jamia Mosque Chairman Sheikh Mohammed Osman Warfa.
Sheikh Warfa thanked Airtel for its support towards its education welfare saying that it will help support the mosque’s goal of educational support to the needy among the Muslim community.
He also thanked Airtel for its support during the holy month of Ramadhan where Airtel hosted a special Iftar dinner for the faithful at the mosque.
Speaking when he met with the delegation Youssefi commended the mosque for the good work that it has been doing through the community welfare programmes in education and medical relief.
He briefed the delegation on Airtel’s CSR policy of empowering communities through initiatives in education, health and the environment.
He explained that Airtel identifies education as a very important area that helps in the realization of individual and collective dreams and the development of the community.
“Airtel will continue to work with the community, government agencies as well as our partners to supplement government efforts to ensure that more and more children are educated,” Youssefi said.