Just over a month ago,MTN Uganda launched the Kaja lottery game in which customers subscribe to win prizes such as airtime, Mobile Money and huge sums of cashincluding a grand prize of 40 million shillings. Several customers have already won airtime,and various amounts of cash through Mobile Money. Ms. Agnes Kasso, a restaurant owner inNabweru and Eliab Kato a farmer in Luweero were the first two winners of 10million shillings each from the ongoing MTN Kaja lottery game.
The latest winner of another 10 million shillings is Mr. Lazarus Okoth of Nagongera town council in Tororo district.
In expressing his excitement as he received his cash prize, Lazarus knelt down to his knees and lifted the money to the sky as he thanked God and MTN for his lucky break.Lazarus broke down in joy as he jubilated in the presence of hundreds of witnesses in Tororo town. “Thank you God for MTN that has made me a millionaire. This is like a dream. I have never held this amount of money in my life. MTN thank you for this life changing opportunity. I have been subscribing daily to *178# and praying to God to make me a winner and indeed he has made me one today”,said Lazarus.
The Kaja lottery is open to all MTN customers and everyone who participates stands an equal chance of winning all prizes including the grand cash prize of 40 million shillings.
MTN’s Segment Manager for the Mass Market, Emmanuel Mangeni who handed over the cash to Lazarus said that there are still millions of shillings for customers to win.”We want to enable the lives of our customers through every product we offer them. MTN Kaja is one example of the many life changing opportunities that MTN offers our customers.
Meanwhile Agnes a previous winner from Nabweruhas already made use of her 10 million shillings jackpot.” My life has never been the same since I won 10 million shillings from Kaja, I have since managed to clear all my debts, expand my business and I am generally a happier person. I believe MTN is a company that keeps its promises”,explained Agnes.
Eliab, the other winner of 10 million shillings from Luweero, also testified that the lottery game Kaja greatly impacted his life. “I bought a plot of land and started modernizing my farming, all this courtesy of MTN Kaja Lottery where I subscribed to *178# and for a charge of 220/- was lucky to win the 10/- million shillings”, Eliab happily remarked.
Kaja is an exciting lottery game launched by MTN Uganda in partnership with SMS2bet. Customers who subscribe to this lotterygame are entered into a daily draw to winairtime and several cash prizes of up to 40 million shillings. The Kaja lottery game was launched on the 28th August 2014 and has to-date registered over 10,000 winners,representing 10% of the total number of MTN customers that have registered for this lottery game.
All customers who play Kaja stand an equal chance of winning. Winners arenotified by SMS while thebig cash prize winners are contacted by the telephone number 0776 986 178.
Draws are conducted daily in which one MTNnumber is randomly drawn. Any customer who plays Kaja and whose mobile number constitutes 8 digits of the drawn number reading sequentially from right to left will win the grand prize of 40 million shillings. Any customer who matches 7 to 2 digits of the drawn number reading from right to left also wins one of the other different cash and airtime prizes.