Blantyre based 12 year old Tazizwa Nyambo on 3rd July 2021 won a Mercedes Benz E250 in the Bible Society of Malawi Jireh Bible House fundraising campaign final draw. The lucky was bought by Mrs Victoria Nyambo in trust of her son.
Launched on October 24 2020, the fundraising initiative aimed to raise funds to build a new Bible House in Lilongwe.
Speaking in an interview, Bible Society of Malawi board chairperson Garry Jumbe said that the campaign helped the Bible Society to raise funds amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
He said: “Through this fundraising, we have managed to raise about K30million and we are still hoping for from companies and individuals that will help us to finish the project.”
Speaking after the draw, Tazizwa’s mother, Victoria Nyambo, said she was excited with the prize saying “when I received a phone call about the news, I thought it was a hoax, but I’m glad my son has emerged as the grand prize winner”.
To enter the promotion, one had to buy a K5,000 ticket at Bible Society shops or through Airtel Money, TNM Mpamba and National Bank of Malawi MO626.