Aquafina, a brand under the Seven-Up Bottling Company, has demonstrated remarkable corporate philanthropy by rewarding viral hawker Dr. H20, Wisdom Nsima, with a comprehensive business setup valued at tens of millions of Naira. This generous gesture unfolded in Onitsha, Anambra, where Wisdom resides.
Dr. H20's journey, transitioning from a humble water hawker to a budding entrepreneur, has deeply resonated with people across Nigeria.
The Aquafina team, joined by key members of its business, descended upon Onitsha to present Dr. H20 with this comprehensive business setup. The package includes a well-stocked store filled with thousands of cases of Aquafina products, a generator, a deep freezer, a tricycle truck, and a substantial cash reward, among other essentials.
Isaac Iku, the Assistant General Manager of Seven-Up Bottling Company Enugu, praised Dr. H20's unwavering dedication to promoting the Aquafina brand with confidence and passion. He stated,
"Wisdom Nsima’s bravery in promoting the Aquafina brand by taking ownership and confidently marketing the brand to consumers and commuters in such a fluent and confident manner left a lasting impression in the hearts of Nigerians. We are committed to supporting him in achieving his dreams to become an entrepreneur. As a gesture of our commitment, we have set up this business for him to keep him soaring as we see his work, creativity and potential grow.
"We are that brand that would continue to inspire, empower and refresh Nigerians and we just want to commend Wisdom for his intelligence and dedication to his legitimate hustle. We are excited to collaborate with him to create a brighter future and be a true 'Padi of Life.’’
As a testament to this commitment, Aquafina went the extra mile to ensure a brighter future for Wisdom by establishing a thriving business for him. This aligns perfectly with Aquafina’s mission to inspire, empower, and refresh Nigerians, as the company aims to closely collaborate with Dr. H20 to ensure the success of his business, thus transforming his legitimate hustle into a thriving enterprise.
Overwhelmed with emotion, Dr. H20 expressed his heartfelt gratitude to Aquafina,
"This is an unexpected turnaround from one day of hawking water. Thank you, Aquafina, for your support in making my dream a reality; taking me from a street hawker to a business owner overnight is truly a big one for me, and I will always be grateful,” Dr. H20 said.