The Vedanta BBL

Khai-Ma communities have worked with Vedanta and Umsizi-STI in unprecedented ways to see renewed hope and vision for the future of the residents of this unique and starkly beautiful region in the Northern Cape of South Africa.

DRDGOLD's BBL Programme

DRDGOLD set out to engage with their host communities to work towards leaving poverty and hopelessness behind. By implementing Umsizi-STI’s Broad-Based Livelihoods programme, they have far exceeded their own ambitious expectations. Aiming for the upliftment of 250 households, they have actually reached over 3000 of the poorest households across their region of operation.

Harmony's BBL Programme

Success stories from participants in Harmony Gold’s Broad-Based Livelihoods Programme. The BBL is Umsizi-STI’s flagship socio-economic development programme. It was rolled out in Harmony’s host communities and has had a fantastic and expansive uptake among residents.

The MSE Initiative

Umsizi has partnered with DRDGOLD and Impophomo Rushing Waters to provide over 1000 food parcels to households affected by the current socio-economic crisis.

SCHOEMAN's BBL Programme

Schoeman’s Boerdery has undertaken a Broad-Based Livelihoods development programme with Umsizi-STI as its implementations partner. The result has been wildfire development, with over 1000 households economically empowered.

VUNENE's BBL Programme

Vunene Mine continued to implement the successful Broad-Based Livelihoods (BBL) programme as part of their Social and Labour Plan commitment. The BBL programme assists people living in poverty to increase their household GDP.