CWS Foundation adopts Hospice and makes donation!
On Tuesday 17th November 2009, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation donated items to the Hospice and announced the adoption of the centre as Cable & Wireless celebrates 116 years of operation in the Seychelles. In a ceremony held at the North East Point Hospice attended by members of the CWS Foundation (all CWS staff) and representatives of the Seychelles Health Authority, items including TV sets, Fridges, Fans, Minibars, Sofa set, Microwave ovens worth approximately SR75’000 were donated to the Hospice. In addition to the household items, a Fixed Cellular phone to be used as a Helpline with a special package was also presented to the Hospice. The Helpline number is 55 44 55. The donation was accepted by Mrs. Daniela Larue – Chief executive Officer of the Seychelles Health Authority – from Mr. Charles Hammond – Chief Executive of CWS. “With this donation, we sincerely hope we can make a difference in the life of the soon-to-be residents of the hospice and people who will shoulder the noble responsibility of caring for them” – said Mr. Hammond in a speech for the occasion. He also added that through the foundation, we will continue to find ways and means to assist the centre and try to make life easier for its residents and the Seychellois community.