Zanzibar minister hails Asian direct selling company for Ramadan

27May 2020
The Guardian Reporter
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
Zanzibar minister hails Asian direct selling company for Ramadan

ZANZIBAR’s Deputy Minister for Labour, Empowerment, Elders, Women and Children, Shadia Mohamed has commended an Asian direct selling company, QNET for donating groceries to the isles orphanage to mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

QNET’s regional general manager for Sub-Saharan Africa, Biram Fall.

Mohamed who received the 5.4m/- assortment of food items and other groceries on Monday called on other corporate entities to emulate QNET’s exemplary corporate behaviour. “I thank QNET and encourage other corporate organizations to replicate the humanitarian and kind act particularly during this time as we fight against spread of COVID -19,” Mohamed said after receiving the donation on behalf of Mazizini Children’s Home.

Commenting on the Asian company’s Ramadan donations which went to a dozen or so countries worldwide, QNET Regional General Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa, Biram Fall said, “The Ramadan charity campaign has been one of our key campaigns every year. It is indeed a very meaningful, heart-warming and fulfilling initiative for QNET.”

“Such campaigns promote empowerment of the community and are also very inspiring for our staff and our independent representatives,” Fall said while noting that it’s the third year in succession that the company has implemented its corporate social responsibility activities in Tanzania.

In previous years, such donations including financial support to orphanages were made in Dar es Salaam and Dodoma. The company also made similar donations in over 15 countries around the world including Kenya, Ivory Coast, Mali and Cameroon in African.

QNET has been operating for over 20 years and offers a wide range of products in the area of health, wellness, lifestyle and education through an e-commerce platform. QNET products are designed to help people live healthier and improve their lifestyle and livelihood.