Mascom reaches out to BOSASNET

The acting director of Botswana Substance Abuse Support Network (BOSASNET ) Prisca Mokgadi has hailed Mascom wireless’ financial support as key to helping her organisation to perform community outreach programmes as well as profiling itself.

The NGO provides substance abuse education, prevention, and rehabilitation services to the general public. BOSASNET currently operates an outpatient counselling rehabilitation centre in Gaborone, which opened in September 2010.

The outpatient rehabilitation and support services constitute the Clinical Programme, which is overseen by the Clinical Programme manager and staffed with substance abuse and dependency trained counsellors.

Receiving financial support from Mascom last week, Mokgadi said the help was coming at an opportune time for BOSASNET to reach out to the vulnerable groups during the festive season which usually came with heightened substances abuse.


In their profile BOSASNET claim to have assisted clients with use, abuse, or dependency problems with alcohol, cocaine, crack cocaine, crystal meth, heroin, mandrax, nicotine , ecstasy, painkillers, marijuana, sleeping pills, cough syrup, and self-made concoctions.

Editor's Comment
What about employees in private sector?

How can this be achieved when there already is little care about the working conditions of those within the private sector employ?For a long time, private sector employees have been neglected by their employers, not because they cannot do better to care for them, but because they take advantage of government's laxity when it comes to protecting and advocating for public sector employees, giving the cue to employers within the private sector...

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