Etisalat Afghanistan had undertaken the following CSR initiatives:
Reconstruction of Masjids
One of the recent honorable initiatives undertaken by the EA is the reconstruction & renovation of mosques throughout the country. The renovated mosques will provide a comfortable praying facility for the local communities and facilitates the noble teachings of Islam. Being a United Arab Emirates company, the reconstruction of mosques and other projects is in line with the vision of our leadership in supporting the re-building of Afghanistan.
Annual Holy Quran Awards
Etisalat Afghanistan has been organizing the “Annual Quran Recitation competition” in collaboration with the Ministry of Hajj & Awqaf and Ministry of Media & Information, Government of Afghanistan. The winner of Etisalat Afghanistan Holy Quran Awards is representing Afghanistan, based on possibilities, in the annual Holy Quran Awards held during Ramadan in Dubai, UAE. EA grants the cash prizes for the winners of competition. For the 2013 event, Etisalat Afghanistan held the event starting 2 weeks before Ramadhan. Two hundred Qaries (reciters) participated in all provinces of Afghanistan. EA grants the prize for 5 winners with a total value of USD 10,000. Winners are Qaries from Laghman, Nangarhar, and Kabul.
Food Distribution\IfftarSaem Activities
Every year during the holy month of Ramadan, Etisalat distributes thousands of food and ration bags to the poor and needy people across Afghanistan.
Over the years, Etisalat has been providing basic necessities (complete hajj kit) to Hajj pilgrims to make their travel comfortable. A free SIM card is also included in this package to enable them to keep in touch with their families back home.