Grizzly Donates Toyota Land Cruiser V8 to Community Leader

Kitwe, Zambia, May 10  2019:  Grizzly Mining Limited, a leading producer of high-grade emeralds, has donated a Toyota Land Cruiser V8 to Chief Lumpuma, to help facilitate his local community outreach efforts.

The donation of the vehicle, worth 1,000,000ZMK, is part of Grizzly’s corporate social mandate to support the communities in which they operate.

Caroline Sampa, Company Secretary at Grizzly Mining, affirmed the role of traditional leaders in the community and highlighted the benefits that cooperation with private companies affords, saying that: “The company is of the firm belief that if traditional leaders join hands with corporate partners like grizzly mining, the lives of people in the local community will be greatly improved.” She added that: “the donation of the vehicle will enhance mobility of His Royal Highness Chief Lumpuma, particularly in proving care and activism in his chiefdom”.

Grizzly Mining’s commitment to social responsibility is a driving force behind its consistent efforts to empower local communities. This donation is a testament to the company’s dedication to fostering positive change and creating lasting value in the regions it operates, and also reflects the company’s recognition of the pivotal role that community leaders play in society.

About Grizzly Mining Limited

Founded by current Chair, Abdoulaye Ndiaye, in 1997, Grizzly Mining has been producing high-quality emeralds and beryl for the international gemstone market for over 25 years from its 100% owned flagship Grizzly mine in Lufwanyama region in the Copper-belt province of northern Zambia.

The mine produces circa. 60 million carats a year, with quarterly auctions both in-country and internationally.