Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa, as a producer of electricity, occupies a prominent place in implementing the plans drawn up by the Government of the Republic of Mozambique for the sector, expressed in its Five Year Programme for 2010-2014. As this document states, electricity is a factor that stimulates the socio-economic development of the country, and is thus fundamental for all sectors of society, in creating the conditions for improving the quality of life of Mozambicans and raising efficiency in carrying out economic and social activities.
Aware of the preponderant role that we play in the growth and economic development of the country, in general, and in achieving the strategic objectives of the energy sector in particular, during the years following the return of HCB to Mozambican control, we have committed ourselves to undertaking a variety of activities with a positive impact in the social, economic and cultural fields.
Of the various activities undertaken, the following stand out:
Based on this philosophy of social intervention, HCB intends to continue developing its social responsibility activities, resting on sustainable, structuring projects with a social impact and which, on the one hand, make it possible to empower activities that generate income and employment, and, on the other, activities that provide communities with better conditions for access to water, health and education.