As part of activities to further reiterate its commitment to Africa, and give back to the community, Uber in Nigeria celebrated Valentine’s Day with children at Modupe Cole Memorial Child Care and Treatment Home School.
The corporate social investment drive involved the team at Uber in Nigeria, painting specific sections of the school, making slight renovations, hosting a musical variety show and providing the children of the home with lots to eat and drink.
Commnting on Uber’s community outreach drive in West Africa, Uber General Manager, West Africa, Lola Kassim said: “Uber is committed to Africa, and as we continue to grow our business on the continent we want to make sure we are supporting our local communities as well as providing much needed economic opportunities.
“This year we partnered with Executive Initiative to bring even more impact to the incredible children of the Modupe Cole Memorial Home.”
Uber Marketing West Africa, Margaret Banasko, said: “The #UberforLove valentine campaign drive began a week prior to valentine’s day. In addition to all the activities that we outlined for the children of Modupe, Uber passengers also got involved by being encouraged to ride via a special ‘#UberforLove’ view. ”
During the event it was clear that the children of the home had a great time, as they had fun interacting with the team at Uber, getting on the bouncy castles, listening to musical performances and having a lot of goodies to eat and drink.
Driver-partners signed up to Uber were also not left out of the #UberforLove campaign as they were gifted with delightful cupcakes at the Uber Greenlight Hub locations in Lagos and Abuja.
Uber recently hosted a selection of female driver-partners, professionals and entrepreneurs at an event in Lagos called #UberForHer. The event was part of Uber’s global vision to economically empower 1 million women across the world by 2020.