De Graaff Urges Batswana to Help the Needy

| April 15, 2015

Ghanzi South MP, Mr Christiaan De Graaff has appealed to individuals and companies to continue supporting and building a better Botswana by supporting those in need.

Mr De Graaff, who was speaking during a handing over ceremony of a house to Ms Kedumetse Moatlhodi at Morama Ward in Ghanzi on April 13, said the government’s intention was for all the needy Batswana to have better shelter by 2016.

He said he was thrilled to be part of the tremendous event and witnessing individuals and private companies responding positively to the President’s plea of a dignified life for Batswana.

He said as the economy was recovering, such projects were complementary to the achievements and efforts of the government. Mr De Graaff told the gathering that the project was made possible and successful by Viking Gas company through a funding of almost P60 000.

He applauded and appreciated the good gesture displayed by Viking Gas Management, a demonstration of visionary and compassionate leadership on the less privileged members of the community.

He said the gesture showed that private companies supported government in its fulfillment of vision 2016 Mr De Graaff told Ms Moatlhodi that the house would go a long way towards improving her life, therefore he urged her to take care of the valuable gift.

He also pleaded with Batswana to extend the spirit of giving to those affected by the recent floods in the district in any way they could.

Mr Cyriac, the manager of Viking Gas, said it was their 26th project nationwide, adding that most of their projects were focused on the less privileged people to transform their lives.

When giving a vote of thanks, the Ghanzi North Member of Parliament Mr Noah Salakae urged the management of Viking Gas to continue with such initiatives and encouraged other business owners to come on board.

He urged the business community to come forward and help those who were affected by the floods which hit the D’kar area recently.

Source : BOPA

Source : Botswana Daily News

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