Secunda, Mpumalanga – Sasol today handed over donations to various non-government organisations, the Mpumalanga Department of Safety Security and Liaisons, and the Mpumalanga Department of Correctional Services.
Sasol’s ad-hoc donation funding was created to enable and increase the capacity of civil society organisation and government departments across all strategic sectors of interest to the company. The donations are awarded to organisations and departments upon request through Sasol’s donations application processes.
These donations assist organisations and departments in carrying out their objectives in the communities they serve. Today the following organisations on behalf of their constituency received donations based on their requests.
• Laapeng Foundation from Kabokweni in Nelspruit focuses on providing youth-focused development platforms, substance abuse prevention, HIV/AIDS awareness and youth development. The foundation will receive a donation towards the purchase of furniture and Stationery.
• Siyahloba Day Care Centre is an NPO from Kwangema in Piet Retief that provides child care services in their community. The ECD centre will receive donations towards the purchase of jungle gyms and educational toys.
• Usizo Oluhle Disable Activity Centre from Kwa-Chibikhulu township in Chrissiesmeer, which provide services and give help through community-based care. It also supports people living with disability in the community. The centre received two industrial sewing machine and one overlocker.
• Kwadela Drop-In Centre in Davel which provides HIV/AIDS programs to those infected and affected by the virus in their communities. The learners in the centre are beneficiaries of the school uniform, sanitary pads and stationery donated.
• Government departments:
– Mpumalanga Department of Community Safety and Liaison – Mpumalanga Traffic Training College will receive 200 tracksuits for the learners and instructors.
– Mpumalanga Department of Community Safety and Liaison – Road Safety Education Gert Sibande Region will receive 400 scholar patrol bibs for learners to wear when controlling traffic and pedestrian crossings. These scholar patrol bibs it’s for 63 schools with 80 pedestrian crossing.
– Mpumalanga Department of Correctional Services – Bethal Correctional Centre will receive trophies and medals as prizes for their Soccer Tournament.
“As a responsible South African corporate citizen, we are committed to contributing meaningfully to sustainable development of communities around our operations,” said Mashudu Ndou, Acting Vice President, Corporate Affairs.