Choppies to heal the poor

The news that Choppies stores has entered into an agreement with NGO, Airborne Lifeline Foundation to extend delivery of medical services to the rural poor around the country is a refreshing piece of news.

As per the agreement, Choppies will be lending the Foundation its private airplane to help transport specialist doctors and health care professionals from Gaborone to regional clinics. According to Choppies Managing Director, Ramachandran Ottapath, Choppies will be releasing their reliable aircraft of 16 years.

There is no doubt that accessing most parts of sparse rural Botswana without the use of aircraft can be an expensive exercise.

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