Gaborone — First Girl Neo Masisi says the 2 stitching machines she donated to Ithuteng Main Faculty will profit Stage 2 learners with mental incapacity to enhance their vocational abilities as they ready for the world of labor and impartial dwelling.
“It’s due to this fact important that in readiness for the job searches and life past faculty, they’ve the requisite abilities, each technical and life, to outlive the world on the market,” she stated when handing over the donation yesterday.
She stated if learners gained abilities corresponding to gown making and style design, they might be higher outfitted to for the job market.
Ms Masisi stated given the present period of job shortages, learners needed to be inspired in direction of self-employment and using others.
Ms Masisi stated it was crucial that kids had been supplied with alternatives that might allow them to thrive sooner or later.
She identified that kids dwelling with any type of incapacity had been extra weak and required extra care.
The First Girl famous that authorities’s aim, as espoused within the Nationwide Coverage on Schooling, was to make sure that all residents, together with these with particular wants, had equality of schooling alternatives.
It additionally sought to allow kids dwelling with particular must turn into productive members of the group by enhancing their employment alternatives and selling self-worth, she added.
Ms Masisi inspired the learners to stay centered, work exhausting and never let their disabilities to turn into inabilities.
Donated by Merck Basis to the First Girl’s Workplace, the machines had been bestowed upon the college as a part of Ms Masisi’ efforts to empower women and girls.
Receiving the reward, faculty head, Ms Lesego Selelo expressed gratitude to the First Girl for selecting the college for her beneficiant gesture.
She stated the machines would assist the college fulfill its dream of getting a completely outfitted stitching lab.
In the meantime the First Girl not too long ago counseled Botswana Telecommunications Company (BTC) for donating P120 000 to 4 non-profit organisations: Younger Ladies Christian Affiliation-Botswana (YWCA), Francistown Centre for the Deaf, Botswana Civil Service Pensioners Affiliation (BCSPA) and Manyana Cultural Committee.
In line with a BTC information launch, the cash was raised by means of the organisation’s inaugural charity stroll during which Ms Masisi was the chief walker.
“It’s spectacular that you’ve got taken initiative to boost funds for humanitarian causes. We wish to see extra entities following your instance. Allow us to proceed to make the spirit of giving part of us and allow us to impart the spirit into our kids. These are the ideas during which the developments of this nation are anchored on,” stated the First Girl.
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