Community & Environment

OreCorp regards caring for the environment as an integral part of its business and is committed to operating in a responsible manner which minimises its impact on the environment.

The Company seeks to ensure that throughout all phases of activity personnel and contractors give proper consideration to the care of the community, flora, fauna, land, air and water. 

OreCorp seeks to develop and maintain positive, enduring relationships with its host communities in line with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct by striving for mutual understanding of each other’s needs and aspirations.

Relations and engagement with all levels of Tanzanian Government and the Community have been excellent and constructive.

The local community are extremely supportive of the Nyanzaga Project and the Company has built a strong relationship with the local communities through continuing engagement at all levels. An Environmental Certificate for the Project has been granted by the Tanzanian Government.

To date the Company has spent a total over TZS 190 million on the following community projects;

  • Repairing three water supply wells at Ngoma, Lubungo and Nyasigu Villages
  • Installation of a water pump at Sotta
  • Deepening of Sotta Dam
  • Upgrading Sengerema District road from Mabilu to Lubungo and Ngoma to Lubungo
  • Renovation and construction of classrooms at Lubungo, Nyashimba, Igalula and Ngoma Primary Schools
  • Construction of pit lavatory’s at Sotta, Bululu and Ngoma Primary Schools
  • Supplying iron sheets for Nyampulukano Secondary and Igalula Primary Schools
  • Supplying cement, gravel and sand for Nyamtukusa Village Dispensary
  • Supplying cement for the Nyang’whale District Council Administration Block
  • Provision of 180 desks for three primary schools and one secondary school in the Sotta and Bululu Villages
  • Building eight washrooms for Ngoma Secondary School
  • Construction of Ngoma Police Station

OreCorp has also established a local football team (OreCorp United) which comprises employees, casuals, tradesmen and volunteers from the local community. OreCorp United were the premiers of the 2020 Nyunya’s Cup.

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