2021-03-12 11:57:25

As part of its Corporate Social Investment (CSI), Botswana National Productivity Centre (BNPC) donated stationery sets, sanitizers and masks to Mogoditshane Senior Secondary School on the 26TH of February 2021.

OFFICIAL HANDOVER: Thusang Butale handing over stationery sets and sanitizers to school head Mrs Kesaobaka Matsoma, SRC President Daniel David and two Head of Departments Mrs Elizaberth Norris and Mr Agolame Keraang.

These are BNPC’s efforts to help government fight the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, through collaborative partnerships with various organisations. When welcoming the BNPC team at the handing over ceremony, Head of Department (Mokolodi House) Elizabeth Norris said it is a great pleasure to have established a partnership with BNPC, saying the donation is highly appreciated as it will help the school achieve its motto “Living Excellence.”

“We take it that with what you are bringing us today will take us to higher heights and help us achieve the excellence that we so much believe in. This is a noble gesture that is also contributing to helping fight COVID-19, a call made by government to all organisations.”

BNPC employees with Mogoditshane Senior Secondary School staff.
Some of Mogoditshane Senior Secondary School staff members who attended the handing over ceremony.

BNPC Board Representative Thusang Butale said BNPC exists to enhance productivity awareness as an advocacy function to enable individuals to be productive and competitive.

“BNPC endeavours to be a responsible corporate citizen dedicated to meeting the higher standards of ethics and professionalism in line with its core values; collaboration, integrity, results oriented and compassionate. Our CSI is governed by two principles: compliance and pro-activeness. The Centre strives to be proactive in helping disadvantaged communities, thus contributing to the national agenda geared towards the reduction of poverty.”

He further indicated that during this COVID-19 crisis, BNPC has adopted its CSI, policies and action to currently help economic and social needs.

“BNPC has embarked on this event as part of the CSI to donate stationery, Personal Protective Equipment (PPES) to schools, therefore we have adopted Mogoditshane Senior Secondary School as the first beneficiary. The school of excellence for sport has a wide catchment area. The school aims to nurture upcoming talent and contribute to the overall growth of sport in the country,” he said.

Mr Thusang Butale giving an overview of the CSI program.

Mrs Kesaobaka Matsoma listening attentively to the deliberations.

Mokolodi HOD Mrs Elizaberth Norris.

SRC President Daniel David

BNPC Consultant Oarabile Lesole

Matsieng HOD Mr Agolame Keraang.

He highlighted that as BNPC, they want to establish and maintain an enduring relationship with stakeholders as a way of improving the image of the Centre and increasing its footprints. Student Representative Council (SRC) President, Daniel David, appreciated the donation saying it will help students improve in their academic work.