December 24, 2009

INDIA: HelpAge India in tie-up to collect spare mobile phones for old age homes

. NEW DELHI, India / Business Wire India / December 24, 2009 Helpage India and Aircel have come together to promote "Donate your Old and Spare Mobile Phones for the elderly in Old Age Homes." This would help reduce loneliness of the elderly. Aircel has set up Drop Boxes in Big Shopping Malls, Clubs, News Agencies and Aircel Retail Outlets where in the old/spare mobile phones can be dropped. One can also send an SMS ‘Donate Phone’ to 5800000 or log on to the Aircel Website to register. The Phones collected from all over India will then be checked, repaired and activated by Aircel and then handed over to Helpage India, according to a press release. [rc] Source: BusinessWireIndia