Old Mutual Life Assurance Limited has given the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) a big push with a K4 million sponsorship towards the hosting of the Inter-Unit Sports Festival.
The sports festival will be held at the end of this month at Malawi Armed Forces College (Mafco) in Salima.
Old mutual Life Assurance managing director Tavona Biza said when they got a request from MDF for sponsorship, they saw it as an opportunity to give back to the community in which they operate in.
“MDF are one of our key partners and when they put up a request, we thought it wise to respond positively because we believe in responsible business,” he said.
Biza said the festival will also provide them a platform to inform MDF employees about their recently developed products—savings and funeral
Former MDF sports officer Captain John Kaputa (retired) hailed Old Mutual for what he described as a timely donation.
“Our partnership with Old Mutual dates to years back and we value it quite a ot.
“This sponsorship is key because it will go towards prize money in both team and individual categories,” he said. n