The country’s biggest diamond producer the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) has set a target of US$6 million as part of its corporate social responsibility in Manicaland, Manicaland Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution Hon Advocate M Mugadza said.
Speaking at the ZCDC Media Workshop today, Hon Mugadza applauded ZCDC for its contribution towards the improvement of health, education, and infrastructure in Manicaland as part of its CSR strategy.
“ZCDC has set a target of USD6 million as part of its Corporate social responsibility thus contributing towards the improvement of health, education, and infrastructure among others. The Sakubva Urban Renewal Project which the company had undertaken to partly finance is a key project which we are also looking forward to its completion. Allow me to encourage ZCDC leadership here present to continuously invest more towards uplifting livelihoods of the people of Manicaland and Zimbabwe at large through embarking on more initiatives which to support our communities,” Mugadza said.
Mugadza said ZCDC was contributing significantly towards job creation and various CSR programs as an initiative to give back to communities where it is extracting diamonds.
“Our mining companies including ZCDC are contributing significantly towards the provincial Gross Domestic Product. To date, I am proud that our state miner ZCDC has not only created employment for the people of Manicaland province but is also investing in various corporate social responsibility programmes to give back to the community and to support our national agenda of economic development,” Hon Adocate Mugadza.