Corporate Social Investment
The Corporation prides itself in making a positive change in the various communities within which it operates. MMCZ has over the years developed mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders in the mining sector. The Corporation has sponsored the Chamber of Mines Annual General Meetings, and donated towards the successful hosting of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) conference. In addition, MMCZ has been at the fore, sponsoring the media and civil society representatives to attend the KPCS plenary sessions, with the view to promote transparency in the Zimbabwe diamond sector.
Over the years, MMCZ has partnered Danhiko Project, a centre for the disabled. In 2016, the Corporation provided the centre with a wide range of goods worth $2,500.00 for use during the Paralympic games. Click here for photos
As part of corporate social responsibility, the Corporation also contributed towards the fundraising endeavors of St Giles Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Airforce of Zimbabwe Charity Fund (over $30,000.00 towards construction of Murongwe Primary School in Mount Darwin) and the Zimbabwe Republic Police charity and sports activities.
With a view to promote academic excellence in the mining sector, the Corporation sponsored the academic excellence awards at the Zimbabwe School of Mines. The Corporation sponsored prizes to the tune of $3,000.00 and this included laptops and cash for the overall top three students. Click here for photos
MMCZ also contributed towards the airfares for the Chinhoyi University of Technology ENACTUS team which was representing Zimbabwe in the world championships. Click here for photos
Moreover, MMCZ prides itself in providing experiential learning for students. In 2016 and 2017, the Corporation donated towards the University of Zimbabwe Mining Engineering department’s field trips.