Telesom Donates Construction Material to Victims of Heavy Rainfall in Las Geel District

By Abdirisak Itaqile

Dacar Budhuq, (Somaliland Monitor) -Somaliland’s giant and leading telecommunication services and mobile money transfer provider, Telesom has on Thursday donated constructions materials for the reconstruction and rejuvenation of communities in Dacarbudhuq and surrounding villages in Laasgeel district hit by the recent heavy rains with high speed winds.

In a ceremony held at Dacar Budhuq town, and that was attended by members of the cabinet, high ranking Telesom officials, district officials and traditional elders, Telesom handed over 500 bags of cement and 1,200 pieces of corrugated metal roofing sheets.

Speaking at the ceremony, Telesom’s Social Development Director, Abdiwahab Mohamed Maah, said the donation was in line with the company’s slogan as well as in tandem with the corporate social responsibility policy of the company.

On August 11, heavy rains and high speed winds caused flooding and massive damage in Laas Geel and Salahley districts. The gusty winds destroyed homes, schools, hospitals and uprooted trees in these two districts.

While expressing their gratitude for the donations, Laas Geel district chairman and other officials who spoke at the ceremony, thanked Telesom Company for being among the first responders to the disaster by donating much needed construction materials.

This is the company’s second donation to the victims of the “Heavy Rain Event of August 11.” after the company donated 500 bags of cement and 2,000 corrugated metal roofing sheets for the rebuilding and rehabilitation of Salahley district community destroyed by the heavy rain and high speed winds.

About Telesom

Telesom is a private telecommunication company that was established in the year 2002 by local entrepreneurs in Hargeisa Somaliland to become the leader and pioneer in the telecommunication sector while utilizing the latest technology and employing a highly trained and professional customer care team that satisfy our customers with world-class services.
Telesom Company offers an integrated suite of communication products and services to customers including, Mobile voice and data, ZAAD (mobile money payment) Mobile Internet (3G/GPRS), Dhambaal service, Ila hadal, Ila maqal, Mushaax, Aqoonmaal and many more. Telesom has played a major role in the economic development of the country plus the creation of significant huge employment opportunities. The company has the widest network coverage in Somaliland, delivering its quality unmatched services across the country.
The company operates in the entire Somaliland, where it has the widest coverage network. Telesom has an affiliation with neighboring country’s biggest Telecommunication companies and also share regional and international Roaming service with them. For more company details visit http://www.telesom.net/pages/home

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