Masslift Africa’s commitment to uplifting South Africa sees it reach B-BBEE level one status
CFO Thembi Mazibuko says this achievement is proof that Masslift is committed to real transformation.
Masslift Africa has achieved a B-BBEE contributor score of level one, only a year after receiving its first-ever level two B-BBEE accreditation in 2020.
“The level one accreditation is in line with our vision for the company as we are deeply committed to the transformation and upliftment of South Africa,” says CFO Thembi Mazibuko. “We are proud of not giving black economic empowerment lip service by sustainably supporting initiatives that uplift the communities within which we operate.”
She further explains that this achievement is proof that Masslift Africa is committed to real transformation and empowerment as it believes that these are key requirements for the promotion of sustainable economic growth and social development of South Africa.
“We are proud to be a 71 percent black owned business, and this reaffirms our drive towards economic transformation and the desire to help lift our country to new heights. This does not mean that we will stop here. On the contrary, we will ramp up our efforts to conduct business in a way that creates opportunities to address the socio-economic conditions of previously disadvantaged communities,” Thembi says.
For the 2021 Nelson Mandela Day, Masslift Africa contributed to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital via Jacaranda FM’s Good Morning Angels initiative. The company’s Cape Town branch also supported the Durbanville Children’s Home, resulting in a score office for socio-economic development for Masslift Africa.
In addition to this, Masslift Africa is having a positive impact on alleviating unemployment by providing employment opportunities for the communities in which it operates. Once community members are employed, the company also aids in their skills development by constantly providing mentorship and training for them to stay up to date with the industry.
“The upskilling and development of communities within which industries operate is critical to ensuring economic growth and a prosperous future for the country,” Thembi concludes.