Schweppes Zimbabwe transforms life of lucky customer with OK Grand Challenge 2018 vehicle prize!
Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited is doing more than just offering the best refreshment to its customers, it’s also changing their lives.
At the recently ended 2018 edition of the OK Grand Challenge, one lucky customer walked away with a brand new Nissan NP 200. Nyasha Chiungwe, a Mazoe Orange Crush loyalist from Mbare, Harare won the Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited sponsored vehicle after participating in the competition by buying her favourite beverage in the OK Zimbabwe Stores.
“Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited has been a partner of the OK Grand Challenge promotion for several years and true to our relationship with the retailer we took the opportunity to reward one lucky customer with a brand new car,” said Tariro Nharo Key Account Manager. “For Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited, the 2018 edition of the Grand Challenge was special not only because it marked the 30th Anniversary of the competition, but also because it was another chance for us to bring joy to the lives of one of our valued customers,” she added.
Schweppes Zimbabwe participates in this promotion with the express objective to reward loyal consumers with competitive prices and massive rewards which enhance their lives. This is one of the many promotions that the company sponsors to offer sustainable value and to give back to the community in which it operates.
The motor vehicle was handed over by Tariro Nharo Key Account Manager to the excited Nyasha and her family. At the prize handover ceremony held at OK Mart store in Hillside Harare, Nyasha was flanked by her husband, mother and siblings. They could not hide their joy as they all took turns to sit in the driver’s seat and hoot in celebration.
Here’s our interview with the 2018 winner of the Schweppes Zimbabwe car, Nyasha Chiungwe
Q: What did you buy to win this car?
A: We bought 1 case 2l Mazoe Orange Crush at OK Makoni Shopping Center, Chitungwiza
Q: Did you think you were going to win?
A: Aiwa. Ndakangotengawo samazuva ose. (No. I just shopped like and other day)
Q: How do you feel about winning?
A: Tirikufara zvakanyanya. (I feel ecstatic)
Q: Have you ever won in a promotion before?
A: No. This is my first time
Q: What are you going to do with your car?
A: Tirikufunga kuitengesa kuti tikwanise kutsvaka pekugara – kutenga imba. (We are planning to sell it so that we can buy a house)
Q: What would you like to say other consumers?
A: Mazoe eSchweppes anonaka anehutano. Tengai maproducts eSchweppes ndeemhando yepamusoro (Mazoe is tasty and healthy. Keep on buying Schweppes’ quality products.)
Q: What are your words to Schweppes Zimbabwe?
A: Tinokutendai nemudziyo wamatipa, chipo chikuru. (We thank you very much for giving us this asset, it is a massive gift.)
Some words from the winner’s family
Husband: Tongai Gwekwerere Tiri kunzwa mufaro mukuru. Kwese kwandaifamba nebasa out of Harare mudzimai wangu aindikurudzira kuti nditenge magrocery maOK ndichichengeta macoupon. Ndaifunga kuti zvinohwiniwa nevashandi vemaOK chete. Asi nhasi tirikufara. (We are very excited. Whenever l travelled, my wife urged me to shop at OK and keep coupons. I thought prizes were won by OK staff only but today we are celebrating.)
Mother: Amai Chiungwe Mwari atirangarirawo. Arangarira nherera dzakasiiwa nababa. Ndofara kuti ndini here ndine mwana ahwina mota. Ndaitadza kurara ndichifunga kuti ichokwadi here? Ndatozotenda ndauya kuno kuHarare ndichiona mota iyoyi nhasi. (God has remembered us, especially the orphans left by their late father. I could not sleep because l was anxious. I only believed after seeing this car today).
Sister Noreta: We thank God. I will be there to drive my sister wherever she wants to go.
The hand-over in pictures
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Schweppes Zimbabwe was also part of the HIFA 2018 experience, adding a both familiar and unique experience to the annual arts showcase. The company’s brands provided refreshment to the masses through favourite, familiar flavours like the Minute Maid juices and famous water like Schweppes and Bonaqua Still Water.
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