Some initiatives that MTN’s operations will engage in include: 

The establishment of an ICT hub for youth by MTN Business Kenya, computer skills training and an entrepreneurship fair hosted by MTN Benin, aimed at supporting young people to improve their employability.

MTN Cameroon’s employees will help construct a multidisciplinary skills enhancement training centre, while employees in Afghanistan will build a network-based research centre for students in the Information and Communication Technology Institute.

All participating Opcos stand in line to win monetary prizes, which are to be re-invested into community upliftment programmes in their market. These include the Group President & Chief Executive prize of US$100 000 (R1.4 million), while the two recipients of the Vice President regional awards will each receive US $30 000 (R434700).