One partner to Isibani is the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation. The Foundation, through its GIVES program, provided two volunteers to collaborate on Isibani business operations. GIVEs is BMS’s Global Initiative for Volunteering and Engagement.
Willie Brewer, a finance and audit specialist, and Kevin Inglin – a web and mobile architect spent two weeks with us to learn our operation and contribute ideas and expertise. Both are from the US and it was their first time visiting Pretoria/Johannesburg.
Updates to policy information, our website, data collection and other areas were accomplished. In addition to the focus on business operations, Kevin and Willie were provided with a first-hand operation of how different aspects of administering the different programs.