mandela day


Bureau Veritas continues to give back to communities

Jul. 27 2020

On the occasion of Mandela Day, on July 17, the teams in Southern Africa organized a food donation for the benefit of several organizations.

In South Africa, teams organized “Feed a Family with a Jar” operation.
Each bottle contained 1/2 cup of rice 1/2 cup of soup mix, 1/2 cup of lentils, 1 unwrapped stock cube and 1 packet of soup powder. A total of 1400 bottles were prepared and distributed. 

800 bottles were donated to Ntsikana Primary school in Daveyton. 

600 bottles, hand sanitizers, hand wash liquid, bottles of bleach, spray bottles and masks were donated to Siyifunile Secondary School in Belfast. 

Ruan Potgieter and Johan Leonard addressed the students and staff of Siyifunile Secondary School on the necessary prevention methods and precautions that they can practice in order to be prevent Covid-19.

20 desktop computers and Wi-Fi was donated to Homes of Hope, an orphanage for abused and neglected young girls, whose vision is to end child trafficking and tackling the culture of sexual exploitation, violence and criminality.

In Mozambique, teams collected Rice, Bean and Corn Flour to donate to people in need. Many homeless people and people in need have no way of cooking food, therefore all donations that were collected was delivered to an Institution that cooks food for people in need.

In Zambia, Bureau Veritas team prepared the food for “Feed a Family in a Jar” and shared with 40 pupils of Luminary Foundation School.

Nicholas Kabaso addressed students on Covid-19 and necessary prevention methods and precautions that they and their families can practice in order to prevent the contraction and spread of Covid-19.

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