Ministry refurbishes Mpule Kwelagobe Centre

JWANENG- The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development remembered Mpule Kwelagobe Children’s Centre in Jwaneng on Friday by refurbishing the facility on its community service day.

The staff from the Ministry, town leadership and civil servants joined hands to paint and refurbish the home of vulnerable children to give it a new look.

The centre was constructed by Debswana Jwaneng Mine and named after Mpule Kwelagobe who won the title of Miss Universe in 1999. It accommodates under-privileged and orphaned children between 0-18 years when the family structure has failed dismally.

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