Businessman and miner Cosmas Dhaka popularly known in the mining circles as Cossy Rules has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters Degree for the advancement of humanity by the International Institute of Philanthropy.
The Kadoma-born businessman, community leader, arts promoter and one of the most successful miners who own Cossy Rules Holdings is known throughout the country for his philanthropy work.
During the Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown Dr Cosmas Dhaka together with the Kadoma Miners Association donated food and PPE to many groups of people in Kadoma to reduce lockdown made stress and deaths in the city of gold.
Dr Dhaka has also invested in education and has over the years paid school fees for less-privileged and brilliant children at Waverly Primary School in Kadoma and also donated stationery.
Cossy Rules Holdings was awarded Mines and Mining Industry Company of the year at the Zimbabwe Business Awards held in Harare on 28 October 2022.
Speaking to Mining Zimbabwe Cossy said he had a passion for empathy and regard for the less privileged and a desire to make a difference in other people’s lives
“It is my duty to bless others as I have been blessed. I also support the government’s 2030 vision as this will indirectly or directly reduce poverty in the country,” Dr Dhaka said.
Dr Dhaka is also currently furthering his studies with a local university.