By Enock Balakasi
A watchman working for Admarc at Mtakataka in Dedza and a university student have won K1 million each in the Airtel Bandulo Bandulo promotion.
During the fourth draw which Airtel Malawi conducted on Tuesday at its headquarters in Lilongwe, the watchman Alisen Mkhwimba and the student Nelson Mphande emerged as lucky K1 million winners.
Speaking through phone call after the draw, Nkhwimba hailed Airtel for bringing the promotion saying it is changing a lot of people’s lives.
“I only purchased SMS bundles which I have been using recently and I didn’t imagine that I can get this prize,” he said.
Another winner, Luanar student Nelson Mphande from Rumphi sounded shocked when told that he was millionaire after using SMS bundle
Since its launch August 15, this year, low income customers have been emerging the winner.
Airtel Malawi Corporate Communications and CSR Manager Norah Chavula Chirwa Norah Chavula was impressed over the promotion’s feedback saying its uplifting low income customers.
“We are encouraging our customers to continue buying this bundles to stand a chance of winning this prizes because as we have seen 8 customers who have won were using SMS and WhatsApp bundles and there is more chances for 20 people to win this K1 million,” she explained.
During the draw, 70 winners went away with K10,000 cash prizes while 70 others went away with 4GB MIFI routers.
The ‘Bandulo Bandulo’ promotion, which will run for 16 weeks from 15th August until the 5th of December, will award 2 lucky winners with MK1 million each every week; and by the end of the 16 weeks, 1,000 customers will have won MK10, 000 cash; and 1,000 customers will each walk away with a 4G MiFi router.