Support for local NGO engaged in social welfare activities

On Thursday, December 15, 2022, Mr. Goro Yamashita, Managing Director of MOL (Mauritius) Ltd. visited Century Welfare Association (CWA) (Note 1), which was selected for financial assistance through the Mauritian government's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) scheme (Note 2).

CWA is a charitable organization based in suburban Port Louis, and provides various support activities, including special needs schools for people with disabilities, computer skills training for children and adults of all ages, and cooking and sewing skills programs to help women become self-sufficient. This donation will be used to purchase new physical therapy equipment to be used at the facility.

(Note 1) Century Welfare Association (CWA)
The NGO founded in 1969 based in Mauritius. Its mission is to promote and strengthen the social welfare of the local population.
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(Note 2) What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
In Mauritius, legal enterprises registered in the country are required to pay an amount equal to 2% of their taxable income for the previous year to the national social welfare fund. In addition, from 2019 onward, enterprises will be allowed to donate a portion of their CSR payments to government-designated non-profit organizations that promote education, health, and environmental conservation activities.
Please refer to: The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA)

Mr. Shafiq Peer (second from left), NGO Secretary General, counselor and physiotherapist, with Mr. Said Nisa (third from left), one of the founding members, and Mr. Goro Yamashita (right), Managing Director of MOL (Mauritius) Ltd.

[MOL Group 5 Sustainability Issues]
The MOL Group will contribute to realizing a sustainable society by promoting responses to sustainability issues, which are identified as social issues that must be addressed as priorities through its business.
We anticipate this initiative to contribute especially to the realization of "Human & Community -Contributing to the growth and development of people and communities-".