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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.

OUR VISION

A world where individuals and families achieve human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.

OUR MISSION

To improve lives by mobilising the caring power of our communities to advance common good.

 

OUR VALUES

Integrity and honesty:

We aspire to be good stewards of all resources entrusted into our care and apply the principles of sound governance and due diligence.

Diversity:

We embrace the uniqueness of every individual irrespective of age, sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, sexual orientation
or social status.

Responsibility:

We serve society with respect, concern, courtesy and responsiveness, accepting that we are charged to be accountable for all we do.

Compassion:

Our focus is people helping people through care, consideration and empathy.

Entrepreneurial Spirit:

We are receptive to creative and innovative ideas. We embrace critical questioning, service excellence and continuous improvement. We continuously promote capacity building through the sharing of knowledge and skills.

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

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OUR MANDATE

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.
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Veronica Cronje

Executive Director

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Diane Joy Wilder

Public Relations Officer

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Joyce Mokubung

Office Administrator

 

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Adelaide Makube

Financial Accountant

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Phillemon Zwane

Youth Coach

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Thanu Padayachee

Project Manager

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Alwyn Burger

Training Co-ordinator & Project Manager

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Retha Jacobs

Project Manager

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