BIC Raises CSR Bar With Cheshire Foundation Donation

BIC MD Johann Claasen

BIC MD Johann Claasen

Botswana Insurance Company (BIC) has taken its Corporate Social Responsibility efforts a little further by donating bedding to Cheshire Foundation Botswana (CFB) Mogoditshane Rehabilitation Centre.

BIC Managing Director, Johann Claasen handed over the bedding that included sheets, pillows and pillowcases, bath and face towels to the CFB Mogoditshane Rehabilitation Centre while Getrude Lebotse who is the Head of Finance and Administration received the donations on behalf of the Centre.

“We are delighted by your donations and we really value every donation we get, because it goes a long way in helping us achieve our goal,” Lebotse said. The bedding will help in the improvement of boarding facilities for children who are residing at the Centre.

Handing over the donation, Claasen highlighted that BIC and its team are honoured to be involved with the Foundation & their vision of providing rehabilitation services to the people of Botswana.

“We are humbled by what the CFB does, we hope our donations will aid in some way and we anticipate to continue working with the Centre in the future to assist wherever possible. BIC takes its CSR role very seriously and we will continue to invest more into the country’s social development,” Claasen said.

Cheshire Foundation of Botswana is a charitable, non- governmental organisation that was established in 1988 to provide comprehensive rehabilitation services to the people of Botswana. The organisation runs a large diversity of programs which enables it to cover a wide range of disability related issues. This is inclusive of residential and daycare programmes for handicapped children aged between 5 and 15 years who receive Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Special Education and Speech Language Therapy.

BIC said it strongly believes in the betterment of the society and we support projects that are looking into improving the lives of the less fortunate and the disabled. B IC appreciates and understands that development does not solely lie in the hands of government, but that it is also up to private sector players to contribute towards transforming, reconstructing and developing the nation.

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