‘Volunteers anchor Red Cross’

Botswana Red Cross has assisted over 1.8 million people 
who were in dire need of assistance PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Botswana Red Cross has assisted over 1.8 million people who were in dire need of assistance PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Secretary general of the Botswana Red Cross Society (BRCS), Kutlwano Mukokomani this week gave an overview of what the organisation has achieved since its establishment.

Speaking at a media briefing on Tuesday, he revealed that the past two years have seen the organisation being able to assist over 1.8 million people who were in dire need of assistance from the Red Cross.

“The organisation managed to sign the memorandum of agreement and have since then been able to strike partnership deals with many partners such as the UNICEF, UNDP, International Organisation for Migration (IOM), government, Embassies, European Union (EU), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Mastercard Foundation, and many others,” Mukokomani revealed.

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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