Debswana sponsors Son of the Soil with P40 000

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In an effort to lend a helping hand to the promotion of Setswana culture and the arts, Debswana Diamond Company has sponsored the 2015 Son of the Soil cultural festival for the second year in a row to the tune of P 40 000.

Debswana’s Head of Corporate Affairs, Esther Kanaimba-Senai said, “Debswana is delighted to be affiliated with this event which showcases Botswana’s rich cultural diversity. We welcome the idea of bringing all the cultures together to strengthen cultural ties in our country. Having sponsored the successful Son of the Soil event in 2014, we found it fit to continue supporting this exceptional initiative in 2015.”

“Bana ba Mmala Trust thanks Debswana for their continued support in the running of the Son of the Soil Event. As a Trust, we believe in the value that cultural identity plays in the shaping of character; especially in a globalised village setup. Son of the Soil cultural event has had an impact in the cultural preservation and the development of a strong cultural identity among the young people of Botswana.” Jerry Mwendapole –  Chairman, Bana ba Mmala Trust, the organisers of the event.

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