BRCS was established in 1948 a branch of the British Red Cross. On the 1st March 1968, the BRCS was formally established as a National Society by an Act of Parliament (CAP 64:01) and given auxiliary status to the government of Botswana.
- Efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery,
- Transparency and openness at all levels,
- Botho in dealing with internal and external customers,
- Quality service