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CWS - 'Happy to Give' supports the 'Mind over Matter' Challenge
Cable and Wireless Seychelles (CWS) has raised SC129,435.20/- through its Happy to Give campaign in support of Felicity Passon's 'Mind over Matter' challenge.
At the end of April 2021, most media houses focused on the 'Mind o
CWS supports Seychelles Alzheimer’s Foundation
Forgetting can be a sign of a stressful life or an overworked mind; but in old age forgetfulness can be a symptom of Alzheimer’s. In Seychelles Alzheimer is often overlooked as bad memory or craziness, therefore the Seychelles Alzheimer’s Foundation has a goal to have an operational Memory Care Unit, which will provide c
CWS supports Autism Seychelles and Aldabra Clean Up Project
The CWS’ corridor at the Sunshine Providence Office now sports a new cherished painting, accepted by CWS as a sign of appreciation from Autism Seychelles during a signing ceremony that took place in the morning of September 12th 2018.
As part of our Core Values, as well as being a responsible corporate citizen
CWS donates to local Neo Volleyball Club
In line with our Core Values, Cable & Wireless Seychelles was delighted to give a helping hand to the community once again. It was with great pleasure that CWS sponsored SCR 200,000/- to the Neo Volleyball Club during a small ceremony, on the 2nd March 2020 at Exiles Club, Victoria.
This donation will not only help the Neo Volleyball Club as an organisation, but will also pave the way
'Happy to Give' - helps hearing impaired children
Cable and Wireless Seychelles (CWS) and Air Seychelles have teamed up to support the Ministry of health by donating a consignment of hearing aids for children with hearing impairments in Seychelles.
The donation was made possible through CWS’ ‘Happy to Give’ campaign whereby customers were invited to donate their Cable Points towards fundraising efforts in order to
Solidifying Environmental School Programs through donation to the Turtle Foundation
It was through the “Happy to Give” campaign that CWS managed to raise SCR 105,600/- to donate to the Turtle Foundation in a short ceremony held at the Seychelles Museum of National History, Friday 07th December 2016.
The “Happy to Give” campaign, which started in mid-October and ended on November 20th 2016, is an SMS-enabled platform that allows customers to donate
Going Beyond the Call of Duty
As part of its corporate social responsibility, Cable & Wireless, under its “Happy to Give” theme, recently asked its customers to donate part of their loyalty points to one of three charities – the hospice, the Special Olympics and the disabled children at the primary centre at Baie St Anne Primary School on Praslin. This campaign culminated on Monday 30th March by member
‘Happy to Give’ Campaign - CWS amazed by great response from customers!
Cable and Wireless’ Happy to Give campaign has stirred up customers’ generosity and sympathy, days after it was launched. With an appeal to help people who are in need, the campaign encourages customers to give their Cable Points to the Special Olympics athletes, the Seychelles Hospice, and children with disabilities. As part of the company’s CSR activities, these groups had b
Happy To Give Campaign
Cable & Wireless is pleased to announce a new campaign aimed at giving back to the community in the form of a new campaign called Happy To Give. This new campaign allows customers the opportunity to use their Cable Points to donate to 3 of the following charities: The Seychelles Hospice Special Olympics Athletes Disabled Children At the end of the campaign, CWS will match customers contribu
International’s Women’s Day Women Celebrated and Honoured in Several Ways by Cable & Wireless
The International Women’s Day celebrated March 8th provided an apt platform for Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS) to demonstrate their commitment to supporting women in Seychelles. With various activities and meaningful gestures planned, last Saturday, as well as the days which followed, proved memorable and worthwhile for women. Firstly, best new artist for the Vibes Cable Tunes 2013
Cable & Wireless Gives A Helping Hand For La Digue
Staff of Cable & Wireless joined ‘Friends of Flycatcher’ on Saturday, March 1, for some much needed conservation and maintenance work at the La Digue Veuve Reserve. Under the slogan ‘A helping hand for a stronger community’ the eager group of staff were mobilised through the CWS Foundation, which was set up 9 years ago to give proactive support to the community
Cable & Wireless answers call to assist disabled children
Cable & Wireless answered a call for assistance from the Sovereign Supporters group to assist them in their efforts to help the disabled children of SEYCHELLES and those less fortunate. This month, the company donated two brand new Toshiba Satellite Pro laptops to help the administrators of the cause carry out their responsibilities and work. The donation was made at the Cable & W
Cable & Wireless (Seychelles) Ltd. contributes toward disaster relief effort
Cable & Wireless (Seychelles) Ltd. has today presented a cheque of SCR42’140/- to the Red Cross Society of Seychelles as its contribution towards the Disaster relief Effort. In a short ceremony at its Providence Branch Office located in the Sunshine House Building, the Chief Executive of CWS Mr. Charles Hammond handed over the donation to Mrs. Collette Servina from the RCSS in th
Reaching out to the Hospice and Detox Centre
Cable & Wireless continues with its Corporate Social Responsibility programme through various recent initiatives. Following the adoption of the Hospice in 2009, to coincide with the annual “Clean up the World” campaign, a group of volunteers visited the residents and carried out cleaning and beautification activities to upkeep the environment. This also included a
CWS Foundation Supports Special Olympics Greece 2011
In a ceremony at the Cable & Wireless office in Victoria on Friday 10th June, 2011, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation (CWSF) will be making a donation to the Special Olympics Team participating in the summer games in Athens – June 2011. The donation comprises of T-Shirts, warm-up t-shirts, race t-shirt, sports bags, caps as well a cash of SR10, 000/-. For the past 25 year
CWS makes local contribution to global environment initiative
Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS) joined the local communities to participate in the global initiative – Clean Up the World which is a community based environmental campaign that inspires and empowers communities from every corner of the globe to clean up, fix up and conserve their environment. A group of volunteers in various departments of the company gave up their Friday afternoon
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 i
CWS Foundation rewards Miss Deaf Seychelles
Participants of the first Miss Deaf Seychelles beauty pageant were rewarded with their prizes on Thursday 28th May at the Cable & Wireless Exiles Club. The pageant which took place on 26th April at the international Conference Centre saw the crowning of Miss Shana David – a 24 year old sign language teacher as the first Miss Deaf Seychelles. Under the theme ‘Making Dreams Come T
The CWS Foundation supports Seychelles’ basketball development programme.
As a dedicated supporter of developing sports in Seychelles, CWS identified the Basketball development programme, initiated by the Seychelles Basketball Federation as an idea worth sponsoring. The launching of the programme was held at the Grand Anse Praslin court in the presence of the Minister Vincent Meriton, Minister for Community Development, Youth, Sports and Culture, staff of CWS, school
CWS Foundation supports Aride Island Marine Conservation Programme
The Aride Island Reserve is leased and managed by the Island Conservation Society (ICS). The reserve also includes a sea area of 200m around the island. Whilst Aride has concentrated on conservation of its terrestrial and bird assets, the marine life has been given very little consideration. The need to study and monitor the marine ecosystem around the island has been recognized as an important
CWS Foundation sponsors first Miss Deaf Seychelles pageant
It was in a short ceremony at the Exiles Club that the CWS Foundation extended support to the first ever Miss Deaf Seychelles pageant with a sponsorship worth SR16500. The event will take place at the ICCS on April 26 for girls with hearing impairment, aged between 16 and 26. The local choice will then represent Seychelles at the Miss Deaf World contest which is due to take place in the Czech R
CWS Foundation supports marine conservation
A donation of SR45,000 has been made by Cable & Wireless Seychelles to buy marine equipment for conservation projects in Seychelles waters. In a short ceremony on the 14th of August 2008, Charles Hammond, Chief Executive Cable & Wireless Seychelles, presented a cheque to Mary Stravens, Chief Executive of the Island Conservation Society. Mr. Hammond said: "The effects of climate cha
CWS Foundation hosts special Children's Day treat for orphans
On Sunday the 1st of June 2008, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation hosted a special day out for the orphans of Seychelles to celebrate the National Children's Day. A special lunch was organised at Cap Lazare and was attended by residents of the Foyer at Anse Etoile, Foyer de la Providence and President's Village. They were in the company of representatives of the Ministry of
CWS Foundation reaches out to Madagascar cyclone victims
Staffs of Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS) through the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation have responded to the national call for assistance, made recently by Caritas Seychelles, with a donation of personal items, clothes and cash. This will go towards alleviating the crisis that scores of cyclone victims in Madagascar now find themselves in. The donated items were presented in a s
Foundation rewards Special Olympic Athletes
On Friday 28th December, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation hosted a special lunch to honour the Special Olympics athletes who recently participated in the Special Olympics Summer Games in China. The lunch was attended by Minister Meriton in the company of Senior Officials from their respective Ministries and Special Olympics members. Also present were athletes, volunteers as well a
Cable & Wireless Foundation Sponsors Child Protection Week
The Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation has once again lent its support towards the annual Child Protection Week, organized by the National Council for Children (NCC), a non-governmental/non-profitable charitable organization. Following the success of last year’s week long activities on Praslin, Child Protection Week 2007 was launched on Mahé, at Beau Vallon, on Sunday the 2
C&W Foundation brings its heart to the Ministry of Health
On Friday 9th March 2007, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation once again extended a helping hand to the community, this time to the Ministry of Health, in the form of a donation to the Paediatric Ward of the Victoria Hospital. A number of Cable & Wireless employees walked up to the Red Roof building of the Victoria Hospital to participate in a short, but heartfelt ceremony that c
CWS Foundation takes to the hills to support new initiative for children
ADDER Computer Services is another charitable organization to recently benefit from assistance from the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation. In a short ceremony on January 16th, 2007, Mr. David Deltel, Manager Marketing Communications at Cable & Wireless, donated a set of used computers on behalf of the Foundation to Mr. Antoine Barbé and Mr. Criff Pharabeau at their ADDER Com
CWS Foundation donates to Union of the Blind
Following its successful launch in March 2005, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation has been leading the way in providing community assistance. Having already donated to, and assisted, a number of local charitable organizations over the past 18 months, the Foundation has recently lent its support to the Seychelles Union of the Blind. On Thursday, the 19th of October 2006, Mr. David De
Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation working for A Greener Seychelles!
As part of its ongoing activities, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation has once again stretch out its hands within the community. Last year, being the inaugural year of the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation, the main focus was on "Our Youth". This year however, the Foundation is spreading its activities within the community. With the main aim of continuing to deep-
The Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation at it again!
In its quest to "lend a helping hand for a stronger community", the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation made yet another major donation on Monday 28th November to CARE (Campaign for Awareness, Resilience and Education against substance abuse). On behalf of the Foundation, Mr. Cyril Bonnelame was on hand to present a cheque for SR35, 000.00 to Mr. Robert Ah-Weng, Director of CAR
Cable & Wireless Foundation goes north to Silhouette
The Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation has travelled the seas to go that "extra mile". Under the slogan "A helping hand for a stronger community", the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation has endeavoured to do just that, lend a helping hand in areas of need. Since its launch in March this year, the Foundation has made significant contributions, mostly in the fo
CWS Foundation first to support Anse Royale Children’s Playground
Following its successful launch earlier this year, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation has been leading the way in providing community assistance. Having already reached out to the School of the Exceptional Child and to the Disabled of Praslin & La Digue, the Foundation has recently lent its support to the construction of a new children’s playground at Anse Royale. On Wedne
Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation reaches out to the Inner Islands
The Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation, which was set up for the sole purpose of establishing and building partnerships with local charitable and community organisations focusing on groups with special needs, has reached out a 'helping hand' to the disabled of Praslin and La Digue. On Thursday 31st March, a donation of SR10, 000 was made to the La Digue Disabled during a cocktai
The Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation
In line with its long-term commitment towards supporting the local communities and being responsive to their needs, the company has launched a Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation. The aims of the foundation are (i) to establish and build partnerships with local charitable and community organisations focusing on groups with ‘special needs’; (ii) to actively contribute in the s