Archive for 2015

7 December 2015

Feb-Mar Club CSR Motion Mutumwa


In October this year, Danmore Chuma, a community volunteer and Edgars Club member, approached Edgars Club on behalf of a child in Chiweshe with a medical appeal. Motion Mutumwa, a grade 6 pupil at Bare Primary School,  needed to undergo surgery for a hard tumour swollen in his nose. The problem  developed about four years ago, but Motion had not received medical assistance as his parents were unable to raise the necessary funds for the operation. Seeing Edgars' role in Corporate Social Responsibility, and being a beneficiary of the Edgars ...
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4 December 2015

Edgars Be a Hero


Edgars – Be a Hero, Donate a denim, buy 1 and get 1 free  In August this year, Edgars ran a unique promotion across our 28 branches were we requested customers ...
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3 December 2015

CSR 0CTOBER-NOVEMBER : Part 2


Edgars Stores continues to strive to enrich the lives of our community members through the various CSR initiatives that we undertake. In 2014, Edgars sponsored the participation of one such member, Sinqobile Ndlovu, in the Moremi Initiative Women Leadership Development programme. Sinqobile had been identified as being one of the outstanding, emerging young female leaders in Africa. We were privileged to hear back from her recently regarding her experience, and the ways in which the programme enriched her. Sinqobile writes: "Through Edgars' sponsorship which enabled my participation in the Leadership Development ...
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2 December 2015

Ramofu School


Ramofu School P.O Box 135 Zvishavane On behalf of parents, teachers and pupils of ra off primary school, I would like to express our profound gratitude to you for donating three thousand dollars to our school. Of that amount, 2,600 was used to purchase 40 combined desks while $400 was channlelled towards the purchase of 6 soccer balls, 6 netball sand 4 volley balls. All in all 16 balls were purchased. Using its own resources, Ramofu could have hardly afforded such a purchase. The school is situated in rural Zvishavane where the community is ...
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1 December 2015

Kafusi High School


Kafusi High School Box 254 Gwanda 26 February 2015 Edgars Stores Dear Sir/Madam RE: Acknowledgement of the $5,000 donation courtesy of Masimba Chafa through The Club Cash Challenge The school, inclusive of the Headmaster, staff, students, the SDC, the local leadership and the surrounding community would like to convey our heartfelt acknowledgement and appreciation in relation to the $5,000 donation we received from The Edgars Club, courtesy of Masimba Chafa who won the Club cash challenge. The school used the funds to fulfil one of its five year plan projections of bringing piped water to the school. We ...
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30 November 2015

CSR BUMPER EDITION


Green Concert The Edgars Stores Corporate Social Responsibility calendar has a range of projects that we organise as well as participate in throughout the year, including annual events that we are proud to support. It's almost time once again for the "Green Concert", a show put together by the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate, and organised by Dereck Mpofu, Mr Green Ambassador. This initiative seeks to  use the platform of musical entertainment to raise awareness about the importance of environmental care as well as finance assistance to those in need ...
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27 November 2015

Club Rural Schools Awarded


ISSUE PRIZE SCHOOL NOMINATED BY PURCHASE 1: APR-MAY 2014    $2000 Kanyemba Secondary Melody Bhoki Fencing material $3000 Gundura Secondary, Masvingo Kenfas Dube Fencing material, laptop $5000 Mariya PS, PA Checheche Chipinge Gorden Madoda Desks ...
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11 November 2015

Linda Heather Sibindi


In July 2014, Edgars was able to assist one of its loyal customers after a tragic incident. On 2nd July 2014, Linda Heather Sibindi's house was ravaged by fire, and all her property within the house was destroyed in the blaze. Understandably, Linda was emotionally affected by the incident, and she describes the effect of the fire as "tragic and disheartening". She did not know where to turn, but after consulting with friends and members of her community, she was advised to write to the Edgars Corporate Social Responsibility office. Edgars ...
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11 November 2015

MMT CSR


Our CSR activities have continued from last year and we are going strong with assisting as much as we can. One of the groups we assisted was the Mhondoro-Marirangwe-Manyame Trust (MMMT Trust). MMMT approached Edgars appealing for assistance for orphaned school children at Chitemere Secondary School in the form of school fees and essentials. Edgars was humbled by the work the MMMT Trust does for these disadvantaged children, and was pleased to be able to donate $2 000 towards this worthy cause. This money was put towards covering the school ...
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5 November 2015

Gogo Nkiwane


On 26th September 2014, Edgars was able to successfully conclude a Corporate Social Responsibility project undertaken to positively impact the lives of vulnerable members of our communities. Gogo Nkiwane, an elderly woman who had been caring for ten of her orphaned grandchildren under very harsh conditions on the streets of Gweru for years, was given the keys to a house that she can call her own. In a true example of partnerships that change lives, Edgars, along with local suppliers and supporters, was able to build a house for Gogo ...
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