FNBB Foundation donates 3500 pairs of school shoes

FNBB staff, media and other invited guests at the barefooted walkthon held in Gaborone
FNBB staff, media and other invited guests at the barefooted walkthon held in Gaborone

Over 3500 pairs of school shoes were donated to various primary schools across the country by the FNB Botswana’s CSR vehicle, the FNBB Foundation at an event held on Monday 15 June 2015 at the bank’s head office in Gaborone.

The event saw invited guests, media and FNBB staff brave the cold winter breeze for  a barefooted walkathon from the Dikgosi monument to First Place where official proceedings began.

The walkathon was part of the proceedings aimed at having guests experience the plight of children who attend school barefoot every day. Xaixai, Xere, Lepokole, Khekhenye, Sekhutlane, Bere, Matlhako, Moineedi, Ntshe, Mpiti, Jackalas 1, Ipeleng, Ralekgetho and Camp Primary school each received shoes for all their pupils, courtesy of the FNB Foundation.

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We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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