Communities

    Renaissance School in the Limpopo region of South Africa.
 Young lady ice skating at an event sponsored by ALROSA   ALROSA organizes regular sports activities and events for the company's workers and their families. Each year  more than 10,000 people participate in various sports groups.

ALROSA also sponsors the "Children of Asia" International Sports Games - an event held in Yakutia every four years under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee for children from across Asia in order to promote sport, to raise awareness of the ideals of the Olympic movement ideas and to enhance international cooperation.
    Pupils at the Mwadui Primary School, which is owned and operated by Petra’s Williamson mine in Tanzania
 Two young people with a ball outside Community Centre   Dominion Diamond supports the Side Door Youth Centre in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories which provides quality support services to youth in need of a safe place to stay at night when there is nowhere else to go. The program provides laundry and shower facilities and employs staff who are trained to provide counseling, guidance and direction to the youth./td>
 Pharmacist and well stocked pharmacy   Well stocked pharmacy at Jwaneng Hospital, Jwaneng Mine, Botswana 
    Governors from schools in South Africa’s Limpopo Province are given a fact-finding tour of De Beers’ Venetia Mine.
 Young girl in Dominion Diamond fleece eating breakfast   Dominion Diamond Corporation supports the Breakfast for Learning program, which provides resources to school nutrition programs that improve the ability of students to focus and perform in the classroom.

Dominion’s support is having a lasting impact on the lives of children and youth in forty-eight schools in the Northwest Territories and two schools in Kugluktuk, Nunavut. The children use the nutrition programs each school day, providing them with a head start for years to come.
 Farm owner working in maize field with oher workers behind him   Farm owner Tshimangazo Mercy Rambuda was assisted by De Beers' Zimele fund to buy and equip her farm near Nwansdi. The farm employs 10 local people and produces vegetables and maize which is all sold locally.
    Petra provides a teacher support programme at its
Koffiefontein mine in South Africa.
    Each year, Dominion Diamond provides funding to community schools to fund school initiatives such as cultural programs, literacy programs, healthy snack programs, positive behavioural support programs, and wellness programs, to name a few. Students from Chief Jimmy Bruneau Regional School in Behchoko enjoyed traditional on-the-land activities with funding from Dominion Diamond.
    The annual Children's Day at Petra's Williamson mine in Tanzania
 Group of shot of students who job shadowed   29 students from a Maths and Science Leadership Academy in Northern Cape Province took part in a two-day De Beers Work and Job Shadowing Programme.  Read more here.
    Each year more than 2,000 children participate in ALROSA's children's camps, and more than 10.000 adults recharge their batteries in the company’s health retreats.
 Classroom scene   School children at Acacia Primary School by Debswana's Jwaneng Mine.
 Handiwork from the sewing class   Dominion Diamond Corporation supports the Gamètì Sewing Club, which not only teaches sewing skills but also helps to build a sense of community. Participants display the quilts they learned to make in the sewing class
 Manager and CHief Transport Offices of Venetia diamond mine presenting heart machine to CEO of Messina Hospital  
De Beers’ Venetia Mine in South Africa helps a local hospital by donating two electrocardiogram (ECG) machines and three emergency trolleys.
 
 
 Two men by sign to Workshop   The Kgatelopele Small Business Hub was opened by Petra’s Finsch mine in 2015 to help support local entrepreneurs in South Africa
 First Nations participants in a hand games tournament   Participants compete in a hand games tournament held in the First Nations community of Behchoko, Northwest Territories. De Beers is a sponsor of the annual event.
 Large Mural   Dominion Diamond supports the SA Wellness program at the Lutsel K’e Dene School, which uses traditional and non-traditional activities to encourage healthy lifestyles, physical activity, and mental wellness. For the second year, Lutsel K’e Dene School students partnered with Chipewyan Dene artist John Rombough to create murals for their school
Man in wheelchair making gloves   Petra supports a workshop, which provides employment to around 20 people with disabilities in South Africa