Lions Club plans diabetic hospital for Botswana

Naresh Aggarwal Lions Club International Foundation Chairman. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Naresh Aggarwal Lions Club International Foundation Chairman. PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Lion’s Club International Foundation has plans to establish a hospital focusing on diabetes in Botswana.

Earlier today, the Foundation’s chairperson, Naresh Aggarwal told Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration minister, Nonofo Molefhi that the charitable organisation would continue partnering with government in the health sector. 

Established in 1917, the Lions Club consists of chapters/clubs in various countries including Botswana. Botswana has 15 Lions Clubs with the oldest being that of Lobatse which is 51 years old. The Foundation is an arm of Lions Club International, which, among others, provides grants to support humanitarian projects undertaken by country chapters of Lions Club International. 

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