Lifting firm Kito Crosby extends partnership with non-profit organisation27 November 2023
Kito Crosby has announced the extension of its partnership with Bridges to Prosperity (B2P), an organisation that “envisions a world where poverty caused by rural isolation no longer exists”.
B2P is a US-based non-profit organisation that partners with local communities, partners and foundations, to build trail bridges that connect residents to education, healthcare and economic opportunities. Since its establishment, B2P has built more than 500 trail bridges in 21 countries, serving over 1.8 million community members throughout the world.
Kito Crosby’s contribution will include the supply of critical products such as clips, turnbuckles, snatch blocks, special trolleys, manual hoists, and wire rope tension meters for the construction of bridges in Rwanda and Uganda. The company will also send staff to build a trail bridge in Musanze District, Rwanda, in November. ? ?
Nivi Sharma, CEO at B2P, said: “Rural isolation is a root cause of poverty, and connection is the foundation to opportunity. We have trusted Kito Crosby’s products for years to enable our safe, sustainable and scalable solutions and consider Kito Crosby to be a core partner in every bridge we build.”
Robert Desel, CEO at The Crosby Group, said: “We applaud the tremendous impact that B2P has made in communities around the world and are thrilled that our products and expertise contribute to the mission. Last year, we sent five team members, and this year I am proud to announce that we will send ten passionate employees ?who will contribute directly at the site in Rwanda.”
Desel concluded: “Together with B2P and our global channel network, we look forward to a world where rural isolation no longer exists so that families can access healthcare, children can travel safely to school, and farmers can reliably reach local markets.”
With global engineering, manufacturing, distribution and operations, Kito Crosby provides a broad range of lifting and securement products and solutions.