Zimbabwe owned funeral company, Great Hope is making a positive impact in South Africa through its Corporate Social Responsibility.
The company, which was founded by businessman and entrepreneur Moreboys Munetsi, was the major sponsor for the Linda Ntambo Foundation soccer tournament which was held on October 15.
At least 46 teams participated.
In an interview Munetsi said, they are happy to be part of the Corporate Social Responsibility and impacting communities.
“We are so thrilled to have sponsored the soccer tournament where 46 teams participated.
“This was our way of engaging in Corporate Social Responsibility, to empower local communities and promote grassroots soccer.
“Thank you to Linda Ntambo Foundation for an excellent initiative. We are saved to serve.”
The tournament was also attended by former soccer players including Lucky Lekgwati, former Orlando Pirates captain and Happy Jele also attended.
“Local ANC councillor also attended the event, he was very happy to see a foreign company coming to the community to support.
“Now they want to partner with us for future events and we also want to use these initiatives to build a good relationship between local people and foreign nationals in South Africa.
“We want the local people to know that we are also contributing to their social life,” he said.
Munetsi said they have done several communities based initiatives.
“We partnered with the Roman Catholic church to donate sanitary wear to disabled children and we also donated food to the Methodist church orphanage.
“Great Hope has also worked with a shelter for abused girls by donating food and also having sessions with them to boost their confidence. We also provided support as food to the victims of the burnt building on Mashall town as well as provided support and food for the Boksburg gas disaster victims.”