Local telecommunications giant, GTT, has announced its corporate sponsorship of the upcoming Sophia Village Day and Job Fair, which takes place this weekend.
In a release today, the company said its sponsorship forms part of its mandate to empower and strengthen communities, noting that it has been actively contributing to the development and progress of Sophia through several initiatives such as the Sophia Night School programme, which successfully reintegrated early school dropouts into the education system.
“We are thrilled to be a part of the Sophia Village Day and Job Fair. Supporting this event is an opportunity for GTT to express our gratitude to the Sophia community for their continued trust and support,” said Kester Abrams, Marketing Product Manager at GTT. “We are dedicated to empowering communities through education, connectivity, and employment opportunities, and we look forward to engaging with the talented individuals of Sophia during the job fair.” A statement from the telephone company says.
At the two-day event, the company announced that it will be offering an exclusive promotion where individuals signing up for GTT’s Fibre internet service will enjoy 10% off their first bill, as well as free installation, a total of $20,000 savings.
The offer aims to make cutting-edge internet technology more accessible to all residents, ultimately fostering a digitally inclusive community.
“Moreover, GTT has significantly improved the lives of individuals in Sophia by introducing its high-speed fibre internet solution, which bridged the digital divide and enhanced connectivity for residents. By providing easy access to reliable and fast internet services, GTT has played a pivotal role in promoting digital literacy and empowering the community,” GTT said.
During the village day, GTT will also be offering attendees an opportunity to kickstart their careers. The company will conduct on-the-spot interviews for several existing vacancies.
The company will also be distributing free SIM cards to residents of Sophia.