Ufone Collaborates with The Citizens Foundation: ‘Rahbar’ Mentor Programme
LAHORE: Dec 28th, 2011 – Taking a step forward to promote education amongst the underprivileged, Ufone Volunteers are assisting in “The Citizens Foundation’s (TCF)” Rahbar mentor program.
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) is a professionally managed, non-profit organization working to improve the quality of education in Pakistan. TCF Rahbar program is a Mentor Program aimed at the development of youth as responsible individuals and as productive members of society. The program has completed seven successful cycles in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi. In just over three years, TCF have been able to reach over 3500 students with the support of more than 800 volunteer mentors from all walks of life.
In continuation of Ufone’s collaboration with TCF, an interactive workshop was arranged for Ufone employees in Lahore. The workshop was to prepare the volunteers, who are taking part in TCF’s Rahbarprogramme (commencing from January), and instill in them the knowledge and expertise to carry out mentorship activities.
Moazzam Ali Khan, Head of Public Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility at Ufone, said that the volunteers were very keen on sharing their experiences with the students at TCF schools. He said that the aim was to make a difference, no matter how big or small, in the lives of these children.
Ufone, being a socially responsible organization continues to be at the forefront of many mentor initiatives. Since inception Ufone has taken serious interest in in-house and external CSR projects and over the last few years, has carried out various initiatives that benefit the deserving segments of the society. These initiatives have profited the populace as well as provided an opportunity for the volunteers to fully appreciate the art of distributing knowledge.
Tuba Mahmood, Assistant Manager Volunteers & Alumni – North at TCF said “I am glad to see such a positive response from Ufone regarding The Citizens Foundation & its Rahbar program. The CSR initiative taken by Ufone& other corporates not only helps to spread the message of our organization but it also provides a platform to people who want to go an extra mile to give back to society”
About Ufone: Ufone is an Etisalat Group Company with its presence in all the major cities of Pakistan along with a comprehensive coverage across all major towns, villages and tehsil headquarters of the country. The company employs more than 3,850 people and operates with a network of more than 375 franchises and 22 company-owned customer service centers along with a distribution network of 150,000 outlets nationwide.