Orange Botswana launches sixth Women’s Digital Centre

Orange Botswana Director of Legal Affairs and Corporate Affairs Lepata Mafa-Nthomola
Orange Botswana Director of Legal Affairs and Corporate Affairs Lepata Mafa-Nthomola

Orange Botswana, through Orange Foundation, has launched its sixth Women’s Digital Centre (WDC) in Botswana. The WDC, in line with Orange Foundation’s global model for WDCs and its wider inclusive diversity agenda to bridge the digital gender and power gap, has as its primary goal a desire to increase women's employability and financial independence.

The Orange Foundation annually supports initiatives which empower women in difficulty through its WDC programme. The programme aims to teach women basic management and entrepreneurial skills. It also seeks to provide a platform to promote digital inclusion by teaching women how to use digital tools and basic software. The ultimate goal of this initiative, according to Orange Foundation, is not only to provide women with education but also to help them become financially independent.

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