Rural Telephone Project

GBF Entreprenuership Program: Rural Telephone Project

Rural Telephone Project (RTP)

Funder: MTN Nigeria, MTN Foundation and IFC

Date: 2002 – 2011

Status: Successfully Completed. 

Location: Nigeria 

– 9,574 Beneficiaries empowered (97%)

– Empowerment of 5,000 beneficiaries across 30 states in 1 Year.

– Each Beneficiaries were empowered with a MTN Airtime valued at N20,000 as a loan facility

– MTN Airtime valued at N48.1M purchased by beneficiaries via the MFIs

– MTN VTU valued at N4.5M purchased by beneficiaries via the MFIs

– Call time valued at N103.8M recorded by beneficiaries

SDG Advanced:   GOAL 1: No Poverty, GOAL 2: Zero Hunger, GOAL 5: Gender Equality, GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

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