Debswana stitches local tailors to success

Debswana Headquaters PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Debswana Headquaters PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Debswana has continued to show that it is not only in the business of mining diamonds but also supports Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in communities it operates in and nationally.

Such an initiative that the diamond mining company and its partners are supporting is the Textile Accelerator Programme whereby a number of local tailors are empowered on how to access capital amongst other benefits.

The company’s Corporate Affairs Manager, Socio Economic Development, Patrick Mokwele, explained that the scheme is part of their commitment to empower citizens and make life easier for the host communities and the nation at large. So far 34 beneficiaries have been awarded orders to produce personal protective (PPEs) clothing worth P20.4 million.

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