NGOs Mauritius

NGOs hosts forum on African peer review setup

The Mauritius Council of Social Service, in collaboration with the Electoral Institute for the Sustainability of Democracy in Africa (EISA), is organising a two day workshop on January 24 and 25 at La Plantation Resort & Spa, Balaclava. This workshop is on the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) process in three countries namely Malawi, Tanzania [...]

24 Jan 2012, The Independent Daily

Harel Frères finances NGOs

The ‘Fondation Harel Frères has till now donated more than Rs 2 million to 17 NGOs. Representatives from these associations were invited on November 29 at Belle Vue Mauricia, to receive their cheques, which were handed over by Cyril Mayer, managing director of Harel Frères group that will soon be known as Terra. Eradication of [...]

01 Dec 2011, The Independent Daily

Harel Mallac donates Rs 4.1 million to NGOs

The group Harel Mallac held its second CSR event on Monday in Port Louis. Since 2009, Foundation Harel Mallac has contributed Rs 4.1 million to projects that deal with educating poor children. Members from NGOs on the list of beneficiaries were present at the event. Antoine L Harel, chairman of Harel Mallac said that he [...]

22 Nov 2011, The Independent Daily

NGOs, ministry to combat gender-based violence

Man Against Violence (MAV) is taking a stand against violence against women. MAV, along with Women in Networking (WIN), will launch a national awareness campaign on October 15, which will end on November 25. The Ministry of Gender Equality is also collaborating for the initiative. According to statistics from the United Nations, one out of [...]

14 Oct 2011, The Independent Daily

IBL fights poverty under CSR project

Ireland Blyth Limited (IBL), through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) department, the IBL Foundation, is organising a national solidarity collection of non-perishable items. This is being in collaboration with the 18 Winners supermarkets and the theme for the drive is ‘US and You against poverty’. This will be held on June 25 and 26 in [...]

22 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

Midlands civic association hosts green awards

The Association Civique Midlands held its second edition of the Green Awards(Mauritius) at the Labourdonnais hotel in Port Louis on Wednesday. Several companies such as Mauritius Telecom, Mauvilac,Amoris, Toyota and Droopnath Ramphul State Secondary school were awarded for their green initiatives and their contribution in the field of environment. The minister of Environment and Sustainable [...]

10 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

Rotary clubs to help needy people

Each year the Rotary clubs of Mauritius initiate various local activities intended to help the needy. Hence in the context to fight against poverty, all the rotary clubs of Mauritius have joined together to organise a collection of non-perishable goods. There are 13 Rotary Clubs across Mauritius and each rotary will be present in their [...]

18 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Climate hits sugarcane crop

The climatic condition prevailing since last year has had a negative impact on sugarcane cultivation. As a result, instead of producing around 450,000 tonnes of sugar for the harvest year 2011-2012, major players of the industry, which remains the backbone of the economy, say that the drought has adversely affected harvest and only 400,000 to [...]

07 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Rogers supports fight against HIV/AIDS

Rogers is renewing its commitment to fighting against the AIDS, along with NGOs in Mauritius.

26 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily