The later, have donated a half a million dollar to the humanitarian assistance National drought coordination committee. A severe and stricken calamity that has claimed many human lives and three quarters of the pastoralists livestock’s.
Mr. Mohamed Diriye Hayd , the Governor of Togdheer region speaking on behalf of regional and traditional leaders who invited senior officials the leading telecommunications company in the country thanked the firm for its generosity.
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ZAAD becomes the most used Money transfer service to deliver Donations to Drought affected families TELESOM one of the leading telecommunication Company in the country well known for its innovative methods such as introducing pioneering 3G internet and mobile money banking and transfer service, Zaad Service has donated 500,000 dollars towards the national drought emergency fund during a Hon Abdi Karin Mohamed Eid , the CEO of TELESOM speaking during the handing over ceremony said "As you're well aware of the people of Somaliland have in the past 3yeqrs being experiencing the worst dry spell in decades , hence TELESOM (our) duty to respond to cries of our fellow countrymen , thus our resolve to respond in kind to overcome this natural calamity. "Speaking on behalf of top TELESOM management, board members, and the general staff (TELESOM, DARASALAM BANK, SOMGAS, TELESOM ELECERITY COMPANY (TEC)in the past three months were have being deducting our hard-earned pay for the sake of drought affected brethren. We(TELESOM) do reckon our contribution of $500,000.00 USD is a just drop in an ocean. A drop which is worthwhile Hon Abdi Karin Mohamed Eid said. Hon Abdi Karin Mohamed Eid , "I would like to urge fellow TELESOM workers to be considerable to the plight of fellow countrymen wherever they maybe , especially in your station of posting, be considerable at all times. Sheik Hassan Abdisalan, deputy chairman of the presidential appointed drought relief committee speaking during the occasion said, "I would like to extend our thanks to TELESOM company for being the first to respond to our call for support towards boosting the national drought relief emergency fund and at the same time noting, TELESOM was well-known for its corporate responsibility in which numerous community based projects have benefited from the company's generosity. Hon Zam Zam Abdi Aden, Minister of Finance speaking during the handover ceremony said, "Truly TELESOM has being, a company the forefront of the first responders in responding to the calls of the most affected communities by this natural calamity. Full Article
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