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Sanitary Towels and Shoes Help Children Stay in School

South Africa- De Beers has stepped in to provide shoes and sanitary towels for dozens of South African children to prevent them from missing out on their schooling
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The company has donated the items worth R50,000 (US$3,800) to 11 schools in Limpopo Province as part of its 2017 Back-to-School campaign.

Josephine Pieters, Corporate Affairs Manager for De Beers Consolidated Mines, said: “Our campaign focuses on providing simple tools in the form of sanitary pads and school shoes to ensure that children in our local communities can stay in school. It is a response to a real need.

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