Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) continues to plough profits back into the community to help the less fortunate.
Speaking at a ground breaking ceremony at Maokatuma to mark the start of a project to build four houses for the needy BTCL,Managing Director, Paul Taylor emphasized that his Company gives back a significant part of whatever profits it makes to help Batswana.
Vice President, Dr Ponatshego Kedikilwe, who performed the ceremony, commended BTCL for the gesture and urged others to emulate the telecommunications service provider by helping the needy.
Taylor said profits are ploughed back into the community either through dividends to Government that are used to build roads, schools and clinics, among other infrastructural development or through the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme.
Taylor said when locals make a call either through beMOBILE or their landline; they should rest assured that the money will be invested back into the community or used to improve BTCL services countrywide BTCL, he said is a company that is compassionate and supports Government efforts to uplift community lives.
Recently BTCL donated to the House of Hope in Palapye, the SOS Children’s Village in Serowe and equipped the Tonota Primary School Special Education Unit with computers.
The construction of houses at Kgagodi, Diloro, Mogapi and Tamasane will help the beneficiaries live in dignity.
BTCL, Taylor said is a company that espouses the many tenets and values that has made this country the envy of many nations across the globe.
The project will see BTCL build four houses at a cost of P 400, 000 to provide shelter to underprivileged Batswana.
Each structure will comprise 2 bedrooms, toilet, kitchen and a bathroom, at a cost of P100 thousand per unit.