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Dondo, Mozambique,Nov 24, 2012
Nestlé Mozambique officially handed over 22 new houses worth USD 4 million to families in the Municipality of Dondo in Sofala Province towards the provision of affordable and decent housing to local residents.
The handover ceremony took place on November 24,2012 and was presided over by the President of the Municipality of Dondo, Mr. Manuel Camebzo and Nestlé Mozambique, Country Manager, Diogo Victoria.
The resettlement program in the Municipality of Dondo is part of our Creating Shared Value (CSV) program which is a model which encourages organization to create economic and social value by focusing on the social issues that each is uniquely capable of addressing.
CSV underpins our corporate business strategy –creating value for its shareholders while at the same time creating value for society, particularly for the communities in which it company operates.
Through this initiative, our company seeks to partner in the economic development and improving the standards of living of people by offering affordable housing to the Municipality of Dondo.
For Nestlé, this is just the beginning of a long-lasting relationship and our commitment to Rural development under CSV which will see us provision for decent and affordable housing in the area.
The President of the Municipality of Dondo, Mr. Manuel Camebzo said the housing project by Nestlé will go a long way towards reducing poverty levels in the Municipality and thanked the local community for their hard-work and resolve during the entire duration of the project.