The Swakop Uranium Foundation (SUF) was established in 2004. The
main reason for the establishment of the Trust is to ensure sound governance
which will ensure impartial treatment of all worthy causes by an external
semi-independent board of Trustees in the allocation of CSI funding. The Trust
is currently funded by SU.
Key areas of involvement that have been
identified by SUF include 5 pillars:
The aim of the SUF is to:
to social responsibility projects country wide on a sustainable basis.
the living standards of the poor and previously disadvantaged communities
in the country through the funding of the self-help projects and programs.
education upgrades and programs.
sound environmental projects.
the health and well-being of the Husab employees and families in liaison
with the communities.
Criteria for selection of a project:
sustainable is the project?
is the potential project reach?
are the cost implications?
is the level of community involvement and ownership?
organization should have a positive public image.
project should bring lasting benefit to the targeted community.