Zong’s social initiatives touch over 10 million lives in Pakistan
Digital Lab at Pak-China Friendship School Gwadar.
ISLAMABAD, April 22(Gwadar Pro)- China Mobile Communications Corporation’s Zong 4G made a powerful impact on over 10 million lives in nine cities of Pakistan through its diverse social initiatives in e-health, e-education, environmental stewardship, civic responsibility, and gender & social inclusion, according to the company Sustainability Report 2021.
The company made a massive impact on e-health reaching 125,500 beneficiaries including 114,740 females and 10,760 males. Some of the initiatives on this front included yoga and fitness sessions for special children, a partnership with Sehat Kahani to provide free e-consultations during the Covid-19 pandemic, digital anti-tobacco and Covid awareness sessions by SKMC, a breast cancer awareness drive, and more.
On e-education, Zong reached over 22,250 beneficiaries (15,400 females, 6,850 males). The company also set up digital labs at different parts of the country while Zong’s volunteers also extended their support to SOS Village Sialkot, among other measures.
On the environmental front, Zong reached a total of 10,000 beneficiaries including 8,000 males and 2,000 females. Some of the key steps included a tree plantation drive in Karachi in collaboration with HANDS, a ration distribution drive in Karachi, support for law enforcement agencies in the fight for covid-19, and continuation of the employee volunteer program ‘A New Hope’, among others.
“People are at the heart of everything we do. We have given utmost importance to customers’ needs, together with providing them with a seamless digital experience,” said Wang Hua, Chairman & CEO, Zong, in the report. “In line with our ambition of being the digital partner of each and every Pakistani, we created innovative services and solutions to provide for our customers’ digital lifestyles. While capitalizing on our strength as the widest network of the country, we have remained committed to our values and adhere to the growing needs of society,” he added.