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MTN needs help to find unsung heroes in South Africa, and you are finding them! These are the heroes that went above and beyond this week.


South Africa (27 June 2020) – South Africans have braved so much over the last few months. COVID-19 has put many to the test, and in the wake of the chaos, there are unsung heroes surfacing. MTN has set out to celebrate these heroes for all they are doing during this time.

It is these stories that MTN wants to hear as it calls on all South Africans to “shout-out” their COVID-19 heroes so that they can get the recognition they deserve. Last week four incredible individuals and organisations were lauded for their efforts in making South Africa a wonderful place. This week, there is a new bunch of unsung heroes to celebrate.

“We want to celebrate every hero that walks amongst us. It doesn’t matter who it is, or what they’ve done. Whether it’s a retail worker at your local store, your local petrol attendant, teachers who have embraced online learning, your pharmacist, your doctor, nurse, a local charity organisation, or anyone else that you feel deserves recognition, please share their stories with us,” says Jacqui O’Sullivan, Corporate Affairs Executive at MTN South Africa.

The call to celebrate the unsung heroes has been answered! South Africans have spoken, these are the #WeGoodTogether MTN heroes of Mzanzi. Stay tuned, we plan to share your heroes every week, so keep on sending them in. Take a look at this week’s unsung heroes below.

Rare Diseases SA

Thanks and love goes to Rare Diseases SA who were nominated by @KmotivationSA! They have been improving the lives of people impacted by rare diseases and making their quality of life better. This is especially important in these lockdown times. We are humbled by them. Thank you for proving #WeGoodTogether – https://rarediseases.co.za/


High-5 goes to @Cukumetani! This hero has been offering geography and photography lessons part-time to the kids in his community. The kids are the future and we must do all we can to nurture and grow them. Actions like this prove how simple it can be to show that #WeGoodTogether. Thank You!

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DJ Jazzy D

Dj Jazzy D – Big up to you for all the great work you’ve been doing during the pandemic to feed those in need! You were nominated by @BronwinBdeklerk for all the amazing stuff you do and it was music to our ears to hear it! Keep doing what you’re doing and thanks, for showing #WeGoodTogether.

MTN wants to recognise your Everyday Hero
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To highlight your hero, or heroes, or an organisation that is doing phenomenal work, simply post their story to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, remembering to tag @MTNza with the hashtag #WeGoodTogether. And don’t forget to @tag your hero.

Heroes will be showcased on MTN’s social media platforms and through the media, and the best stories and profiles will be showcased on the MTN Everyday Heroes mobi-site, which can be accessed by clicking here.

Sources: MTN
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