CSI

As a non-profit organisation the Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) has implemented a comprehensive Corporate Social Investment (CSI) policy encouraging employees to volunteer in the community and participate in and team building. Furthermore, BITC has formed a “Brand Champions” committee, leading the wider BITC team in CSI projects and initiatives.

The Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Honourable Vincent T. Seretse and the Member of Parliament for Tswapong, also the Minister of Health and Wellness, Honourable Dorcus Makgato officially handing over the house to the family of Boitumelo at Maape.
The Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Honourable Vincent T. Seretse and the Member of Parliament for Tswapong, also the Minister of Health and Wellness, Honourable Dorcus Makgato officially handing over the house to the family of Boitumelo at Maape.

The objectives of CSI at BITC are:

  • Improving the quality of life for Batswana through sustainable contributions
  • Promoting and instilling BITC values among employees and encouraging a culture of sharing and community engagement9 among employees
  • Promoting BITC’s reputation as an organisation involved in developing social wellbeing in Botswana
  • Contribute towards educating Batswana in ICT and innovative technologies
  • Support the development of people living with disabilities and serious health issues
  • Improve the lives of children through community involvement

Currently, BITC is aiding the construction of a Guidance and Counselling centre at Ikageng Junior Secondary School in Metsimotlhabe, west of Gaborone. The project is expected to break ground on 7th February 2014.

Setlhomo Memorial Primary School pupils in their new school uniform.
Setlhomo Memorial Primary School pupils in their new school uniform.           

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