By: Mpho Shelile

Sentebale Gap Funeral Services, a leading provider of compassionate funeral services, marks a milestone with the grand opening of its new branch in Morija Phoqoane on May 8th 2024.

The inauguration ceremony is attended by esteemed guests, community members, and the company’s dedicated staff, who gathered to commemorate this momentous occasion.

Pauline Taoana the Cofounder and Director of Sentebale Gap Funeral Services, expresses her gratitude to the community for their unwavering support, emphasizing their commitment to serving families with empathy and professionalism during their most challenging times.

“I am proud to announce that Sentebale has more than 500 employees and we are happy to be contributing to the economy of Lesotho,

“The expansion to a new location underscores Sentebale Gap Funeral Services’ dedication to meeting the growing needs of communities and providing accessible and personalized funeral arrangements. With the addition of this branch, we aim to extend our reach and continue the tradition of excellence in funeral care,” she says.

Attendees have the opportunity to tour the state-of-the-art facilities, which feature spacious chapels, comforting reception areas, and modern amenities designed to accommodate diverse cultural and religious preferences.

Additionally, the staff introduces new service offerings and shares insights into their compassionate approach to supporting families through every step of the funeral planning process.

“We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of our new branch, which represents a significant milestone in our journey of serving families with dignity and compassion,” remarks Aliciah Motšoane, CEO of Sentebale Gap Funeral Services.

“This expansion allows us to better serve our community and provide families with the support they need during a difficult time. We look forward to continuing to uphold our legacy of care and professionalism.

“We might have been serving the Morija Community since 2003 but today marks our hard work, and their commitment to Sentebale,”

Motšoane expresses gratitude for the trust clients continue to place in Sentebale. She further reiterates the company’s mission to bridge wealth disparities, ensuring that only strengths are magnified even in times of bereavement.

As part of its commitment to giving back to the community, Sentebale Gap Funeral Services announces the plan to collaborate with local organizations and charities to support initiatives that promote wellness and healing.

Through these partnerships, the company aims to make a positive impact beyond its funeral services and contribute to the well-being of the communities it serves.

The grand opening of the new branch represents an exciting chapter in the history of Sentebale Gap Funeral Services, marking the beginning of a new era of compassionate care and service excellence.

With its expanded footprint, the company is poised to continue its mission of providing dignified and personalized funeral services for generations to come.

Chief Ranthomeng Matete of Morija commends Sentebale for its consistent quality of service, even during its years at Liponono, and expresses hope that the new facility continues to uphold these standards.

“We are pleased to have a mortuary nearby, it will reduce transportation costs and, conveniently located along the road, it is easily accessible,” expresses Lipuo Matlala, a member of the community.

As Sentebale Gap Funeral Services opens its doors in Morija, it stands as a testament to the vision of its founders and the dedication of its staff.

The company’s commitment to providing “decent and dignified services to all” remains unwavering, as it seeks to honor the memory of the departed and support the living.