WHO WE ARE
Lusa Community Chest is a non-profit and public benefit organisation that leads, supports and participates in inclusive community
efforts that build capacity and mobilise resources to improve lives and create long term social change.
Lusa Community Chest opened its doors in 1990 as Sasolburg Community Chest, later Vaal region Community Chest. After 20 years of community service and the expansion of operational area that now includes the whole of the Vaal Triangle including Meyerton and Parys, Northern Free State and Gauteng, it was rebranded Lusa Community Chest.
Lusa Community Chest is a member of the national organisation Community Chest South Africa.
A world where individuals and families achieve human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.
To improve lives by mobilising the caring power of our communities to advance common good.
WHO DO WE SUPPORT
Lusa Community Chest supports non-profit agencies and community organisations that yield measurable outcomes in the following areas:
- Family Care
- Basic needs (food and nutrition)
- Economic Empowerment
- Community development
- Support of people with special needs
WHAT WE DO?
In collaboration with individuals and corporate partners, Lusa Community Chest focuses on four strategic areas namely, Community Development, Education, Health and Income generation.
We offer project management services for socio-economic development (SED) and Enterprise development (ED) investments. We are involved in the development and implementation a range of local and national programmes that align with our focus areas of education, health, income generation and community development
Partner with us to MAKE AÂ DIFFERENCE and Change a life
To serve the community by:
- Creating synergic partnerships that add value to our stakeholders
- Building capacity through identifying, analysing and addressing the needs of our stakeholders
- Being responsible in our conduct by adhering to our set values, policies and goals
- Promoting responsible philanthropy
- Being the vehicle that volunteers can use to get involved and make a difference in community.
Diane Joy Wilder
Public Relations Officer
Training Co-ordinator & Project Manager
JOIN US IN MAKING A DIFFERENCE
LUSA SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP INSTITUTE was birthed out of 27 years of Community Development experience learned through Lusa Community Chest. We are a training institute passionate about developing people to reach their highest callings for the greater good. Our Focus is on leadership development, business development and community developmentÂ in an African context and we do so by offering courses including Neuro Coaching, Mediation, Leadership Development, Youth Development, Enterprise Development and Early Childhood Development. We aim to provide skills and support that enable individuals to realize their potential and dreams utilising creativity to find solutions, the compassion to make a difference and the courage to change their worlds.
The Question we pose is: What can you do to reach your full potential and by doing so transform your community by leaving a lasting legacy?