Remembering Mma Sech: The No-Nonsense Matron

Grace Kgari was hailed as the Florence Nightingale of Botswana
Grace Kgari was hailed as the Florence Nightingale of Botswana

It is with great pleasure that a person like Mrs Kgari should be remembered, respected, honoured and her wonderful life that she so dearly lived celebrated. What a gentle – lady she was, Veteran of Peace.

Who is this Grace Kgari or Mma – Sech as her children affectionately called her, and known to me as “G.B”.

Grace Kgari was born of the Motshepha family in Sikwane village, Kgatleng District. She was married to Rre Bakwena Kgosidintsi Kgari of Mokwena ward in Serowe. As many may not be aware, Rre Bakwena Kgari originated from Molepolole of the Bakwena chieftaincy. Grace Kgari “Mma – Sech” was a nurse by profession, one of the Nursing heroines in Botswana, a true disciple of Florence Nightingale by deeds and soul.

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