AVI CARES

AVI recognises the value of contributing to sustainable economic development through working with employees, their families, local communities and society at large, to improve quality of life, and position itself as an organisation with whom it is desirable to do business.

The company’s CSI programme reflects our support of initiatives that fall outside of our day-to-day enterprise, intended to bring about positive social and economic changes to historically disadvantaged communities and to enhance the environment in which the company operates.

The company’s primary focus areas are education and skills development, arts and culture, and the environment.

The annual AVI CSI Budget is determined by allocating 1% of company pre-tax profits in the preceding year.

KEY PROJECTS

Additional AVI-Supported Projects

AVI supports additional projects throughout the year. These  projects include: Look Good … Feel Better Enactus Columba Leadership I am Inspired – AVI’s Employee Volunteer Programme
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Tertiary Bursary Programme

AVI’s Community Trust believes that it is crucial to fund deserving children from disadvantaged backgrounds with bursaries to further their education at a tertiary institution. In 2012 AVI sponsored 19 students to
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Heartworks

Heartworks is an organisation that rehabilitates prisoners with maximum sentences who are about to be released into the community. Heartworks offers life skills courses for four months to prisoners, and
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Learn To Earn

Learn to Earn in the Khayelitsha and Hermanus areas is an organisation assisting unemployed individuals with skills to become economically active. AVI’s donation goes toward assisting individuals to regain their
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Star Schools

The AVI Star Schools Incubator Programme affords grade 10, 11 and 12 children from 27 township schools the opportunity to attend additional classes in Mathematics, Science and English. AVI currently
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Rural Education Access Programme (REAP)

REAP assists carefully selected matriculants from poor rural communities to access tertiary education. Incorporated into this assistance is a comprehensive support programme for the duration of their undergraduate studies. The
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