NBS strongly believes in development of communities around its operations as a key factor for its sustainable growth. It follows a well-defined Community Development Programme aimed at addressing the needs of these communities.
The Company has established Maamba Development Trust to spearhead social and economic development in Maamba, Sinazongwe district, ZAMBIA as a whole and in other areas where Maamba Collieries Limited conducts its business, with particular emphasis on Health, Education and Livelihood development activities.
As part of MCL’s on-going CSR initiatives, the company has conducted a series of medical camps at Maamba and Sinakumbi and screened residents for malaria and cervical cancer. Those who tested positive were given suitable treatment or referred to near district hospital.
MCL constructed a 32 km long Maamba- Masuku road and foot bridges in Maamba town. A 28 km long road from Maamba to Kariba Lake is under construction and a water reticulation system for the benefit of the local communities is under implementation by MCL.
Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) actively sponsors three major sports: Football, Boxing and Golf through Zamcoal Diggers Football Club, Maamba Boxing Club and Maamba Golf Club under the auspices of Maamba Development Trust (MDT) established to take care of non-core functions of the Company.
MCL has upgraded the Golf Club House at Maamba to provide recreation facilities to MCL employees and the community. It houses a bar, a restaurant, a gymnasium, pool tables and table tennis court.
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