STAFF REPORT KHI: Mobilink has won top honours at the 8th Annual CSR Excellence Awards 2014, which were conducted by the CSR Association of Pakistan. The company received the award under the Innovation category for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities which were greatly endorsed as one that leverage business strengths to offer high impact social solutions. The telco uses its business model to provide education over cell phones to learners not served by traditional education channels in association with UNESCO and other reputable international partners. In so far, the m-literacy programme has empowered 6,150 learners in its initial stage. Apart from global accreditation, this initiative won the GSMA Award at the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona.
“An educated and healthy society is Pakistans key to ensuring a better future for Pakistan. Mobilink is committed and will continue to invest in to making every day better for the communities it operates in,” said Omar Manzur, Head of Corporate Communications, Mobilink.