Work in the Community
Cognia Law Corporate Social Responsibility Mission Statement
At Cognia Law, we center our approach to Corporate Social Responsibility on the company's core values, which include striving to be a world class organisation and putting people first. In addition, we strive to align our corporate governance structures with ethical standards and international best practice. We further recognise the need for responsible, sustainable and value-adding corporate involvement in the communities in which our business operates..Cognia Law has 3 dedicated NPOs:
1. Ikamva Youth
2. Miracle Kidz
3. Home of Compassion
Ikamva Lisezandleni Zethu is a South African non-profit organization focused on the empowerment of youth through education, e-literacy training and career guidance. Cognia Law assists with:
- Pro bono legal work
- Fund raising
- Career Workshops
- Ad hoc support .
Miracle Kidz is a registered non-profit organisation and operates as a safe house in Cape Town, South Africa. The safe house currently takes care of 17 orphaned, abandoned and abused babies and children between the ages of 2 months and 16 years old. A core team of 4 people dedicate their lives to these precious children. Cognia supports Miracle Kidz with pro bono legal work, volunteering time, fund raising, donation of food, clothing, medicine and toys, and runs a flagship feeding scheme which entails providing lunchboxes of food to kids on a monthly basis.
Home of Compassion (HOCM)
HOCM aims to empower the residents of the township of Delft, Cape Town, South Africa, by assisting in the start-up of locally owned and operated businesses in order to bring goods and services to the community thereby: making Delft self-sufficient; and bringing money back into the community to enable growth and sustainability of the community through the 4th Industrial Revolution. Cognia Law provides ad hoc pro bono services to HOCM.
Other CSR Initiatives
- Mandela Day
- Casual day for persons with disabilities
- Million Smiles Campaign with Operation Smile
- Santa Shoebox Initiative
- Power Child Campus