Corporate Social Responsibility

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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12 October 2015

CSR 0CTOBER-NOVEMBER


It has been an amazing season, where we witnessed the donation handover to the first Rural schools selected by the Cash Challenge winners. The Headmasters couldn’t believe that their schools had won through selection from Club members who had won the Cash Challenge. We are happy the monies went to a good cause, and they definitely made a remarkable difference to the schools and- most importantly- to the livelihood of the pupils. Mariya Primary School from Chipinge had the largest donation of $5,000, which they used to buy much- needed furniture for ...
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9 October 2015

Breast Cancer Awareness


As part of its effort to participate in, and contribute positively to, the greater community, Edgars Stores often joins events such as sponsored walks to raise money for various causes. In the month of October Edgars actively participated in the Breast Cancer Awareness month. All stores were raising funds to donate to the Cancer Association of Zimbabwe and these were collected from customers who were requested for a minimum donation of 5rand. 2,000 pink ribbons and 5,000 informational pamphlets were distributed throughout our branches Nationwide. Edgars also participated in the Breast ...
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9 September 2015

CSR AUGUST -SEPTEMBER


It has been a busy season on the CSR front for the Edgars Group as we continue our drive to give back to the communities around us. These past 2 months have seen us taking part in “The Green concert”, a show put together by the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate, and Dereck Mpofu the Green Ambassador, where Zahara came through and performed alongside local artists to raise funds for the Tokwe Mukosi flood victims. Edgars went a step further and invited customers to participate in this drive by ...
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9 June 2015

CSR JUNE-JULY 2015


The Edgars Group drives commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, through environment and educational initiatives. Ranging from street cleaning to educational bursaries and ensuring the maintenance of the environment around the communities that we serve. Of note was the recent donation to the Tsholotsho flood victims, where Edgars came in with blankets to assist the families that were left homeless after this natural disaster struck. At the same time, Edgars also donated blankets to the Abatwa- San People, a gesture that was welcomed with the impending cold weather. Mpilo Hospital was also a ...
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