Posted by: APO | 19 December 2014

Jumia’s Christmas Tree

Jumia’s Christmas Tree

A desire to provide Ivorian families with a magical Christmas

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, December 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ This Saturday, December 20, Jumia ,the leader of e -commerce in Côte d’Ivoire , organizes a Christmas tree in the village of Bongo , 100km away from Abidjan, in partnership with the parish of St. Michael for 800 children from 9 surrounding village communities.


This month of December, Jumia did not fail its promise: deliver happiness every day! After marking the kickoff of Christmas shopping with its “12.12” Flash Sale presenting a new deal every hour and discounts up to -90% and beating its sales record, Jumia continues to innovate and reserves a heap of other surprises for children of all ages for the remainder of the month!

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Jumia firstly launched a contest on social networks to allow a family to live an early Christmas fairytale. The principle of the game: posting a creative and original family picture on Jumia’s Facebook page from December 13 to 15. The winner of the contest, Mrs. Amour, was delivered Wednesday, December 17 in the morning at her home in Kumassi by Santa Claus in person and Fatoumata Ba , Managing Director of Jumia Côte d’Ivoire.

Gifts were given to each member of her family: a TV, a watch for daddy, a bag for mommy, and several toys for the young Michael, who developed a wonderful friendship with Santa Claus. It was a moment rich in emotions for the Amour family “We could not hope for better gifts for Christmas! Santa Claus brightened our day ” highlighted Mrs. Love repeatedly.

But Christmas magic does not stop there! From today until Christmas Jumia customers will receive Pecto candies and chewing gums and Jumia deliverers will be dressed as Santa Claus to make each delivery a unique moment.

In order to deliver even more happiness, Jumia will participate to the Bongo Christmas tree this Saturday, December 20th, giving the opportunity to 800 children to live a magical Christmas providing them with many gifts and toys.

Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of Jumia.

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