First Capital pledges P50,000 to ‘Ithute Go Tshameka’

First Capital Bank handing over the donation PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
First Capital Bank handing over the donation PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

First Capital Bank Botswana has pledged P50,000 towards the Ithute Go Tshameka ‘Learn To Play’ (LTP) Bontleng playgroup for the 2022 third term.

The pledged donation is set to cover all essential learning resources for the term as well as meals for the 72 children currently enrolled in the playgroup.

The pledge follows the donation of 20 play mats to LTP’s various playgroups around the country commemorating the Day of the African Child that was on June 16. Giving her remark, the First Capital Bank chief executive officer (CEO), Reinette van der Merwe indicated that through their engagements with LTP they noticed the gap and need to support early childhood development, as less than seven percent of children under the age of five in Botswana have access to early learning opportunities.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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