MBB believes passionately in supporting worthwhile causes within the communities in which we live and work. This resonates with our Company Motto of “Making a difference, changing lives.” While we often wish we could contribute and do more, we are privileged to have been able to provide financial assistance to the following causes this past year. MBB acknowledges the hard work, time, energy and passion that these organisations and the people that work and volunteer give on a daily basis and the significant contribution and difference that they make within our community.
- Hein Wagner Academy / Innovation for the blind.
MBB has made donations to the Hein Wagner Academy, whose vision is “To enable the visually impaired to become economically independent and socially connected through education, training, sports, recreation and the arts.”
Chrishia Lewis and Lethabo Leketho have been the beneficiaries of MBB’s donation.
Link to Webpage https://www.heinwagneracademy.org/about
- SAS Jalsena Naval Association -KZN
This organisation is involved with providing free Leadership and Management Courses, Skills Development and Cadet Training (as a Joint Venture with the SA NAVY and other service providers) aimed primarily at youth empowerment.
- Haven Care Centre
Located on an agricultural holding in Benoni North, Haven Care Centre provides assistance to destitute families. At present 60 residents are housed, clothed, fed and their basic needs attended to. Over the past 17 years, hundreds of families as well as single men, women and children, have benefited from the facilities and care provided by the organization.
Link to Webpage http://www.havencarecentre.co.za/
- Child Welfare & Family Welfare Society of Pietermaritzburg
The Child and Family Society of Pietermaritzburg is a non-governmental and non-profit organization that provides appropriate and effective professional support and counselling services to vulnerable children and their families in all communities within Pietermaritzburg with a focus on children under 14 years who are abused, neglected, abandoned and HIV+.
Link to Webpage: http://www.pmbchildwelfare.co.za/
- Thabo Mavundza Foundation
The Thabo Mavundza Foundation is an inspirational organisation for young South Africans and Africans who are poverty-stricken and unable to DREAM of a better future. It is a registered non-profit organisation that seeks to expose young people who are trapped in deep rural areas with no proper schools, libraries, information, enthusiastic teachers and/or role models, to a world that will enable them to dream and see themselves in the right location, condition or circumstances to reach greater heights.
Link to Webpage http://www.thabomavundzafoundation.org/
Description of the various organisations has been taken from the various organisation websites and publications.
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