VODACOM Great Things We Did in 2019

The Vodacom Foundation was ranked the number one top CSI Vodacom is the first Telco to make it to the Fortune’s 2019 Change the World list Vodacom ranked seventh place in the 2019 Sunday Times Top Brands Consumer Green Award category Vodacom achieves Level 1 BEE status Vodacom first Telco in South Africa to take an ESG loan Vodacom committed to halve its environmental impact by 2025 Vodacom donated a total of R6.5 million towards disaster- related areas Highlights for 2019 Introduced South Africa’s first smartphone- only town Vodacom introduced one of the cheapest 4G smartphones called Vibe priced at R299 Our 4G network now covers more than 95.43% of the population More than 3 000 base stations installed with IoT capability R153 million invested on black female employees 1 000 female farmers trained on digital skills at the teacher centres Vodalend enables SMMEs to qualify for short-term funding in 10 minutes Trained 468 girls through the Code like a Girl programme R12.7 million spent on connectivity in the teacher centres Vodacom spent R2.5 million to deploy computers and train more than 1 300 survivors of violence in GBV 3 000 schools provided with internet connectivity 842 646 registered learners on the Vodacom e-School platform Mum & Baby now has 1.7 million subscribers 10 ECD centres upgraded and renovated