In light of the impact Covid-19 has had on the creative industry in Botswana, First National Bank Botswana has announced further details on the approved programmes and intended disbursements of its P1.5 million contribution to COVID-19 relief in support of the performing arts and creative industry.
Peo Porogo, the FNBB Director of Marketing and Communications says: “At times like these we need the arts and culture more than ever. Singing unites us, dancing keeps us active. Each one of the activities that we have identified will help mitigate COVID-19 social impact and demonstrate how the arts, culture and fashion play a role in, public health, social cohesion and resilience”.
FNBB Foundation has issued a call for proposal in the following categories which support COVID-19 social communications, behaviour change, entertainment and public safety; Music, Fine Arts, Literary Arts, Dance, Comedy, Photography, Short Film/ Documentaries, Online Music shows, and Fashion. FNBB is committed to providing support to the local creative arts industry during this difficult time.