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Corporate Social Responsibility

For Lottotech, Corporate Social Responsibility means working cooperatively with our customers, partners and community members to ensure our success as a company is measured not only by revenue, but by our contribution to society and the environment.

We understand that Corporate Social Responsibility needs to be a driving force behind our corporate strategy so that it factors into every aspect of our business.

That is why CSR is the overriding principle that guides us in everything we do and it’s based on three pillars:  social, economic and environmental responsibility.

“At Lottotech, we believe that in today’s economy we are not only accountable for profitability but we have an obligation towards our stakeholders; shareholders, players, employees and partners, to fulfill our social and environmental commitments. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) vision is to contribute to the sustainable development of our society by reinforcing the trust that people of Mauritius places in us, and making a real difference in our community. Furthermore, the nature of our business calls for a particular attention to our business strategies where responsible gaming forms an integral part of our CSR program. Consequently, Lottotech is engaged to keep its promises towards the community of which we are part and make Mauritius a more sustainable and healthier country” – Michelle Carinci, C.E.O. of Lottotech Ltd.

Projects supported in 2017

Financial Donation

Funds: MUR 1,2 Million

Beneficiaries: +700 beneficiaries

Centre d’amitié

Over the past two years Lottotech has supported a preschool program in Bambous.  The contribution of MUR250,000 is invested in the education program for 105 underprivileged kids.

Link to Life

Lottotech contributed MUR100,000 for the Link to Life breast cancer awareness program. Link to Life travels around the country offering free cancer screenings.

Association Amis de Don Bosco

The Amis de Don Bosco shelter protects and provides a loving environment to children who have suffered from various forms of abuse. Lottotech contributed MUR170,000 to their balanced meal program which has a positive impact on the health of the children.

Atelier Mo’zar

Atelier Mo’zar is a music school created by late José Thérèse. Over the years, the school meant to help children in underprivileged areas has become famous and is now representing our country in an international jazz festival. Lottotech is proud to help them with a contribution of MUR200,000.

Eli Africa

Having a balanced meal is important for the health and development of a child. Eli Africa, an NGO caring for children in Cité Kennedy has received MUR50,000 from Lottotech for their program.

Le Flamboyant

Le Flamboyant is a little school found in Cité Richelieu. Lottotech contributed MUR50,000 towards their education program.

The Radio One Solidarity Trust

For the third consecutive year, Radio One and Lottotech have collaborated and organized the lunch for homeless people of Port Louis.

Atelier Joie de Vivre and Vélo Vert

A lunch a day! This is the project that Lottotech has been supporting for 2 years now. We are also proud to volunteer to teach their IT courses.

This year Lottotech will start a pilot program for ‘Agri-Ecologie’. The main aim of the program is teaching at school level first, how to cultivate land in an eco-friendly and sustainable way. In the long run, this could expand to planters around the island.

  • Focus on Education and development of children.
  • Minimise negative impact on environment and health
  • Encouraging children to be interested in the cultivation of land and look at it as a job opportunity
To start, Lottotech will collaborate with Atelier Joie de Vivre which already has gardening included in the curriculum of the school and ‘Vélo Vert’, a company educating people how to cultivate land without using any chemicals. To kick start the project, we have contributed MUR40,000.
 

School Materials

This year Lottotech has decided to donate school materials to the NGOs. It will be given to 300 beneficiaries.

 

Projects supported in 2016:

The main focus in 2016 was to encourage the development and education of children and the family at large. Rs 2.3 million were used to fund 15 projects which impacted over 1,000 beneficiaries.

Recycling Programme

Lottotech’s objective is to reduce carbon footprint and protect the environment. This year with collaboration of Belle Verte and Atics, Lottotech has recycled all unused plastic items and has disposed of materials in an ecofriendly way. We have recycled more than 700kg of plastic which consisted of Playstation and broken signage. These have been transformed in other products such as benches for schools and gardens. 2 tons of paper have also been recycled during year 2016.

Lottotech has also provided to an NGO, Atelier Moz’ar, with a 20 ft container which will be used as an extension for their school.

Communication Support

Another initiative is providing communication support to NGOs. Ti Diams has been able to publish all its communication campaign on our digital screens network.

Volunteering program

38 volunteers from Lottotech participated in our CSR activities. This demonstrates the engagement of our employees towards the community.

Rs 80,660 was remitted to Collège Père Laval, a school in the north region with students coming from underprivileged background. At Lottotech we believe that sport has a positive impact on the student in terms of discipline, self-confidence and keep them away from the dangers of the streets. Sport has proven to have direct impact on health and education.

Education also starts with us! Therefore, as an educative initiative, Lottotech has collaborated with Mauritius Wild Life Foundation for a participative program at Ile aux Aigrettes for the employees. The intent was to expose our employees to nature and how to protect environment.

Moz’ar Espace artistic is a school for the underprivileged kids giving them the chance to develop their music skills. Founded by José Thérèse, Moz’ar is now welcoming 65 students under their roof each Saturday. Lottotech has contributed Rs 480,000 for the purchase of new instruments so that the kids can practice and develop their talent. This has been a success as the group performed in the festival of Madagascar and will now fly to Cuba for the International Jazz Festival. The group has also performed during our first outdoor draw at Bagatelle.

Having a balance diet can have direct impact on health and education. No one can learn with an empty stomach. This is why Lottotech supported the shelter Association des Amis de Don Bosco for their feeding program with Rs 500,000. This shelter provides a roof and love to 30 children who either have been abandoned or have suffered from parental violence.

In Pailles, Lottotech worked with Faith for the distribution of Baby products to poor families. 300 families have received a pack with the essentials for babies such as nappies, milk products and other hygiene products.

With the collaboration of Abused Victim Support, Lottotech has participated in a distribution of school material to 200 families in Vacoas.

The beauty program of Link to Life give the possibility to patient suffering from cancer to feel beautiful again. Lottotech has worked with Link to Life for 2 years now.

Centre d’Amitié is a preprimary school in Bambous, taking care of the kids of the region. Founded in 1987 by Mrs. Bernadette Camouin, the school has now a lot of success stories. Lottotech contributed Rs 360,000 for their education program.

Atelier Joie de Vivre is another school in Chemin Grenier which helps the children who do not follow the normal academic path. Lottotech has supported their literacy program with Rs 182,000.

In the north, there is also Association Ensam who provides professional training. For a second consecutive year Lottotech supported them with a contribution of Rs 150,000.

Women in Networking and Lottotech collaborate together on a leadership program for women entrepreneur. 30 women have followed a 9 week training and were awarded certificates. Rs 180,000 funded the whole training.

Each year, Lottotech collaborates with Radio 1 to organise a dinner for homeless people. We give them food, drinks and they can enjoy good music. Employees of Lottotech, Radio 1 and NGOs work together for the 400 people who comes each year to this event.