The give back campaign embark upon by OLX is still ongoing. The campaign which started in November 2014 has four OAP’s Mannie, Yaw of Cool FM, Olisa and Dan Foster is in no hurry to end. Mannie and Yaw were the first OAP’s on the platform. Now, Dan Foster, Olisa have taken over.
Yaw was the first to sell a car on OLX, he donated N1,000,000 to The Downs Syndrome Foundation, Bethesda Home for the Blind and Modupe Cole Foundation.
Mannie on the other hand sold his juice maker; flat screen TV and generator, he presented a cheque to The Modupe Cole Foundation and the Committee encouraging Corporate Philanthropy.
The buyers who bought the products listed by the OAP’s had dinner with the OAPS.
Pacelli School for the Blind,was the latest beneficiary of the charitable donation of N746,000 raised by the OLX Gives Back initiative in partnership with Dan Foster and Olisa Adibua.
The OLX Gives Back initiative supports Olisa Adibua and Dan Foster in donating to charities of their choice. The two personalities sold items on OLX and proceeds from the sale of the item were donated to Pacelli School for the blind.
Speaking at the event, the OLX country manager, Lola Masha said “We are the number one classified site in Nigeria and we recognize the importance of supporting our local communities. Masha also added that we partnered with Olisa and Dan because we appreciate their commitment to supporting the youth through their work on radio.
OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth markets by bringing local buyers and sellers together for smart person-to-person trade. They operate in more than 40 growth markets in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Latin America and Europe.
OLX is available in more than 40 countries and over 50 languages. It connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast, easy and free for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web.
Every month, hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world are already using OLX’s online marketplace to find and sell a wide range of products, including furniture, musical instruments, sporting goods, cars, kids and baby items, motorcycles, cameras, mobile phones, property and much more. OLX operates in fast-growing markets around the globe, where it helps people improve their lives through smart person-to-person trade.
OLX has employed more than 1,200 committed people world-wide located in places like Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Delhi, Jakarta, Lagos, Lisbon, Manila, Nairobi, Poznan, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. OLX is available online at www.olx.com and OLX Android and iOS mobile phone apps are available in their respective app stores.