SANDF, BDF Embark On Outreach Programme

SELEBI-PHIKWE: South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and Botswana Defence Force (BDF) who participated in this year's interformation shooting competition went an extra mile and embarked on an outreach programme.

They donated toiletry and blankets to the needy.

The outreach programme, which was an initiative of soldiers themselves, targeted vulnerable groups. The army men raised an amount of P10,500 and liaised with the Department of Social Welfare, who assisted in identifying 30 beneficiaries from the villages of Damuchujenaa, Mmadinare and Tobane.

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