The Corporation demonstrated yet another drive towards achieving its Corporate Social Responsibility mandate by donating 73 pairs of school shoes (36 girls and 37 boys) to Window of Hope Centre in Ghanzi on the 2nd February 2017. The Corporation was issuing this donation in line with one of its corporate values of "Valued Citizen."
The Window of Hope Centre is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Ghanzi with a focus on serving orphans, vulnerable children, and youth through mentorship, after school programs, feeding programs and community outreach amongst other initiatives which are geared towards bringing hope, care guidance and support to the hopeless.
Botswana Power Corporation has been supporting the Centre since 2015.
When officially handing over pairs of shoes, Customer Service Centre Director, Mr Gordon Molefe said BPC has committed to make a contribution towards the education of children particularly those from underprivileged families. "It is my believe that we are in the right place where the hopeless, the hurting, the distressed, the depressed, the frustrated, the afraid, the rejected, the bound, the poor, help, hope, forgiveness, care & support, guidance, release, healing, direction and encouragement are" Mr Molefe said.
Through the charity event, the Corporation afforded to bring stakeholders from Ghanzi together with the leadership of the area actively taking part in the program. The Corporation shall continue to support members of the external communities in various ways as activities of this nature improve the quality of life of individuals and groups as well as make visible to BPC brand.