Gaborone – On the 30th March 2021, Botswana Fibre Networks in partnership with Huawei Botswana donated an Audio Visual Lab furnished with ten (10) desktops, twenty (20) special needs tablets as well as internet connectivity at the Gaborone Secondary School lab and the school library.
Huawei Botswana was engaged by BoFiNet as a technical partner to install and commission optic fibre cable network that provided high quality and high internet bandwidth at Extension 9, 11, 5, 3 and 39 for the Fibre to the Home Project that was officially launched in 2019.Phase 1 of the Fibre to the Home project in the above mentioned areas was completed in August 2020. Phase 2 of the project is ongoing and the project is scheduled to be complete in 2021 with over 16 000 households in Gaborne covered with Fibre to the Home technology.
BoFiNet has set contractual corporate social responsibilities obligation, that compels all its partners to contribute towards the communities they work within through various corporate social responsibility initiatives that support ICT development. Gaborone Secondary School was identified as a beneficiary of the phase 1 CSR Fibre to the Home project being located in extension 5 and fell within the area of the FTTh project.
The event was graced by the Minister of Transport and Communications, Honourable Thulagano Segokgo. Since inception BoFiNet has executed a total of over 23 corporate social responsibility projects across the country in areas such as Gudigwa, Sehithwa, Kasane, Hukuntsi, Kachikau, Bobonong,Selebi Phikwe, Tsabong, Maun, Mogoditshane etc.