Public-Private Partnership Provides Homes for Over 200 Families, Uplifting Communities

Anglo-American Kumba Iron Ore has partnered with the Northern Cape Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements, and Traditional Affairs (CoGHSTA) recently to provide housing for over 200 families in Kathu, in the Gamagara Municipal district. The mining company says it donated 142 serviced stands and R27 million in electrical infrastructure to the Gamagara Municipality. Emphasizing housing as a fundamental human right. When asked about the initiative, Lorraine Scheepers, principal mineral Rights and Permitting manager for Kumba Iron Ore said the following......   INSERT [LORRAINE KUMBA] Scheepers says the initiative aims to transform the lives of families who have faced hardships associated with inadequate housing, changing their lives and setting an inspiring example for other corporations and government entities. The partnership serves as a beacon of hope for the families benefiting from it and sets an inspiring example for other corporations and government entities to value giving back to communities.  

Journalist: Tasha-Ree Kella

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