Flo-Tek South Africa

As a good corporate citizen company, Flo-Tek has many CSR initiatives in each of the countries that it has presence in.

In South Africa, Flo-Tek has always been passionate about giving back to the community. Donations have consistently been made to various charities and organisations, however Play Pumps a project that needs special mention. Roundabout Water Solutions, along with Flo-Tek RSA, has an agreement with the South African Department of Water Affairs and the Governments of Malawi and Lesotho. Together they raise funds to supply rural communities with clean drinking water by means of a sustainable pumping system that is powered by the children who are playing, this system is called a Play Pump.

The Play Pump is a specifically designed and patented roundabout that drives a conventional borehole pump while entertaining children. The revolutionary pump design converts rotational movement to reciprocating linear movement by a driving mechanism consisting of only two working parts. Playing on a roundabout or merry-go-round has always been fun for children, so there is never a shortage of ‘volunteers’. As the children spin, water is pumped from underground into a Flo-Tek Polyethylene tank, standing seven meters above the ground. A simple tap provides easy access for the mothers and children drawing water. Excess water (overflow) is directed from the storage tank back down to the borehole.

Flo-Tek Botswana

In Botswana too there have been many CSR initiatives that Flo-Tek has undertaken and have partnered many times with town councils the government initiatives as well as own initiatives towards being a good corporate citizen company. Amongst the numerous activities worth special mention is, being manufacturers of water tanks and allied products numerous water tanks have been donated to the community to mitigate the acute problem of water shortage in semi-arid Botswana.

2007

In March 2007 Flo-Tek sponsored walk of 600 participants hosted by Red Cross Botswana.
2008

Donated tanks for the remote Villages in Qangwa, Mahopa and Dobe. Flo-Tek also sponsored the Day for people with disability from the Department Of Social Welfare and Community Development, through the Lobatse Town Council.
2010

Donated water tanks to Molapowabojwang community through the Tribal Administration.
2012

Donated Water Tanks to Ntwalang Junior School and Maitlamo primary School. We Flo-Tek also donated a Computer System to Molapowabojang Tribal Administration.
2013

District Commissioner Office Of Lobatse donation for Special Olympics in Botswana.
2014

Built a house for the destitute through Lobatse Town Council.
2016

Supply of food to Legodimo (Camphill school in Otse).
Payment of monthly rent (for the building) and salary for the for BAPR in Lobatse (Botswana Association for Psychological Rehabilitation).
Flo-Tek also donated blankets to the employees.
Renovated a shelter in Peleng Lobatse towards BOTS50 where handing by the British government to Botswana government took place.
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