Corporate Social Investment

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives

 

The Social Security Commission is committed to operate in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner, while recognizing the interest of its stakeholders. In maintaining and satisfying the interest of its stakeholders, the Commission will empower and enable communities, individuals and identified causes by providing social assistance in-kind, financially or materially. It is believed that this will result in the fulfillment of the Commission’s corporate citizenship obligation.

 

SSC's CSI is established to benefit individuals/institutions/clubs who demonstrate potential in contributing to the attainment of the Commission’s objectives and upliftment of Namibia’s developmental and empowerment goals.  This shall focus in the following areas and projects:

 

* Educational Development

* Natural Disasters

* Child Welfare/Orphans and Vulnerable Children

* Old Age and disability

* Health and Safety (HIV/Aids, Occupational Health and Safety, Road Safety, Sex Education)

* Rehabilitation projects

* Sports Development

* Capacity building for Small and Medium Entrepreneurs

* Marginalised communities

* Youth Development

 

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility programme, the SSC assisted a number of needy and welfare organisations since its inception.

 

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROJECTS: DEC 2011 – SEPT 2012

Name

Background

Amount

NAMCOL (Namibia Co
 

 

 

 

Educational institution, established by the Act to provide learning opportunities for adults and out of school youth of Namibia.

N$24,000.00 (print examination booklets Grade 10)

Tsintsabis Junior Secondary School

School situated in the Oshikoto Region, located at a San resettlement camp

N$4000.00

NAMAS Music Awards 2012

An annual event organized by MTC/NBC for the Namibian artist in the music industry to compete.

N$27,500.00

Women of Substance Association

(WOSA)

It is an organization dedicated to inform, inspire and challenged women leaders in Namibia.  It affiliate itself with organizations focusing on promoting young girls and women leaders to educate,share, inform and mentor each other.

N$17,825.00

Elders a key to future

It is a cooperative group of women with the idea of helping to uplift the vulnerable people around the country from different informal settlements, who are leaving in poor conditions

N$7000.00 (Blankets plus groceries)

Khomas Regional Council

The Khomas Regional Council-Katutura Central Constituency office hosted the annual Katutura Central Expo requested by different constituents within Katutura to showcase their various products and services and interact with each other on a commercial and social level.

 

N$10,000.00 (Corporate gear)

Mavuluma Primary School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name

 

It is a primary school in Katima Mulilo.  The school hosted a tournament to create opportunity for young talented soccer, netball and basketball players who are neglected at school level in the region

 

Background

N$2000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amount

True Love Waits Namibia

True love waits Namibia is a youth organization that aims to safeguard the Namibian youth from teenage pregnancies, early parenthood and sexual transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS.  The sponsorship was towards an Annual National Conference held in August 2012.

N$3000.00 (Training material)

Ndama PrimarySchool

The school is situated in Rundu with a total number of 1522 learners. The school is experiencing a shortage of desks and chairs and decided to take the initiative of repairing the broken chairs and desks.

N$5000.00

We are the future kindergarten

It is a pre-primary school in the Ohangwena Region Eenhana.  It is a community based institution.

 

N$5000.00 (pre-primary teaching materials)

Otjozondjupa Regional Council

The Regional Council – Okakarara Constituency office has a project whereby they have identified a settlement within the constituency to host a Christmas party for the elders.  The Office provides meals and refreshments during the event and partnership with an institution to purchase the elders Christmas gift.

N$30,000.00 (radios and torches)

King Fischer Youth Center

It is a Youth Center in Katima supporting orphans and vulnerable children’s.  The organization is looking for sponsors from corporates for school uniforms for 100 students.

 

 

 

 

 

N$1849.50 (school uniforms)

Hardap Regional Council

The Regional office is hosting a “fun walk” for the old age citizens of Gibeon.

N$8000.00 (promotional items)

Suiderlig High School

The School held an annual prize-giving ceremony.  The request was to assist financially towards learners who excelled academically.

N$2000 (Trophy and book voucher)

Office of the Governor

The Khomas Region - Governor’s Office has embarked on a project to support destitute families in the region, with the aim to make the community a better place.

N$15,000.00 (blankets and matresses)

Opuwo Junior Primary School

The School together with the entire community engaged in a sport development skills towards the learners at an early stage and to generate funds for the school to purchase equipment such as computer, photocopy machine etc.

N$3000.00

Ehenye Primary School

It is a government school situated in Oshakati.  The school celebrated its 15th Anniversary and will raise funds during the event for the planned projects.

N$3000 (sport court and construct school hall)

Opawa Junior Secondary School

A school in Tsumeb where most of Tsumeb’s orphans and vulnerable children are schooling and unable to contribute towards the Schools Development fund.  The school managed to build a school hall, unfortunately they are unable to furnish the school with chairs and tiles.

N$3000 (chairs)

Milly’s Kids First

It is a kids club for orphans and vulnerable children in Rehoboth.  The clubs aim is to provide care to the needy kids.

N$6000 (tent and pot)

Unam Northern Campus Science Foundation Programme

Bridging course for Grade 12 learners who want to enter mainstream science fields

N$20,000.00

Windhoek Vocational Training Centre

Redundant furniture and various obsolete computer equipment

N$100,000.00

Various schools in Erongo

75 Computers

N$180,000.00

 

 

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