Partnership with Communities
We are partners for growth in Ethiopia. We want to ensure that our success as a business helps the communities and societies in which we operate. Bedele Brewery and the Heineken Africa Foundation (HAF) invested 5.6 million birr (€240K) to expand Bedele District Hospital in order to add a new maternal wing for mothers and infants. This new wing includes 12 rooms, medical and laboratory equipment with extensive training of medical staff. re strengthening the Bedele District Hospital by providing medical and laboratory equipment, as well as conducting staff trainings to improve health services.
In Harar, we have also provided an ambulance and medical equipment to Finkele Health Clinic (close to Harar Brewery), to improve obstetric care.
We have also started a project with Kilinto Health Center. The project consists of renovating, equipping, furnishing the health center along with training staff and running community awareness programs.