Staff make a difference in Africa

Staff on the trip with youngsters
Staff on the trip with youngsters
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Workers at Peterborough-based BGL have travelled to Africa to help a community build a new medical centre.

A total of 18 BGL employees travelled to Zambia, visiting the Mutaba Health Clinic, funded by the BGL Group, and built by local people trained by, Build It International.

Development of this facility was only made possible by the fundraising efforts of employees, who raised over £51,000. As part of BGL’s commitment to making a difference in the communities we work with, an extra £169,000 was donated by the Group bringing the grand total raised to £220,000.

The Mutaba Health Clinic diagnoses and treats the number one killer in Zambia, Malaria. During the visit, the group witnessed first-hand the impact the clinic makes within the community, seeing two people being treated.