Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility

Red Planet Resources is planning to improve standards of health, education, and well-being for people living in the Nkomba area, coordinated by a full-time officer of the Company. Programs are designed in consultation with the local communities and service institutions, who are engaged from an early stage to promote the initiatives to become self-sustaining community projects.

These activities include:

Education

  • Construction of an extra- classroom facilities at Nkomba basic school providing adequate facilities for +600 pupils
  • Donation of teaching software, tablets, and wifi internet access and support material to Nkomba basic school
  • Implementing an Information Technology Support and Promotion program at Nkomba basic school and clinic
  • Providing solar panels for electricity generation and boreholes at Nkomba basic school and clinic
  • Part of the tailings to be used for making bricks for teacher/health worker housing at Nkomba basic school and clinic

Health

  • Drilling boreholes and Installation of a solar water pump at Nkomba Village providing potable water to over 1000 people
  • Construction of a clinic at Nkomba to provide medical assistance to local communities
  • Partnering with CURE to supply medical equipment to various clinics in the Nkomba region
  • Raising awareness of HIV/AIDS through the workplace and peer education sessions

Employment

  • Maintaining a policy of hiring local residents first
  • Improvement of local agriculture through the provision of training to local communities
  • Initiation of gardening activities to develop underused land to produce vegetable
  • Installation of water tanks and drip irrigation systems
  • Providing agricultural materials and equipment to the local communities