Mobile telecommunications giant, MTN Ghana has supported over 100 persons with disability (PWDs) to be financially independent.
The initiative through its Mobile Money (MoMo) service will see them get disability-friendly kiosks, mobile phones and startup capital of ¢4000 each.
General Manager of MTN Mobile Financial Services, Eli Hini, announced this at an event which took place at the Accra Rehabilitation Centre.
He emphasized the growing challenges existing among physically challenged persons stressing the dire need for an intervention.
“Aside from the fact that Mobile Money has been a great contributor to our financial inclusion agenda in Ghana, we have also seen a lot of jobs created. And a hundred of our friends (PWDs) are going to become part of that number.
“As a business, we understand the need to support, and there we have empowered directly in other projects including ‘MTN Heroes of Change’,” he added.
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