Horizonte Minerals: Community Development Work

- September 28th, 2017

Horizonte Minerals (AIM:HZM)(TSX:HZM) (‘Horizonte’ or ‘the Company’) the nickel development company focussed in Brazil, is pleased to report on its recent social investment activities at its 100%-owned Araguaia nickel project (‘Araguaia’ or ‘the Project’). Horizonte has launched a rural literacy development programme in schools located close to the Project. Additionally, the Company has implemented a sexual health campaign as … Continued

Horizonte Minerals (AIM:HZM)(TSX:HZM) (‘Horizonte’ or ‘the Company’) the nickel development company focussed in Brazil, is pleased to report on its recent social investment activities at its 100%-owned Araguaia nickel project (‘Araguaia’ or ‘the Project’).
Horizonte has launched a rural literacy development programme in schools located close to the Project. Additionally, the Company has implemented a sexual health campaign as part of an ongoing public health programme in the Municipality of Conceição do Araguaia, which is the largest community around the Project area.
Highlights

  • Selected schools within the project area were provided with new libraries, education equipment and furniture;
  • The literacy programme implemented by the Company has benefited over 600 students in the rural areas of the Conceição do Araguaia community; and,
  • Horizonte hired an experienced non-governmental organisation (NGO) to kick-off a sexual health programme, which in its initial campaign, reached over 1,500 students and community members in Conceição do Araguaia.

Horizonte’s CEO, Jeremy Martin, commented;

“The communities close to Horizonte’sAraguaia nickel project are some of the Company’s most important stakeholder groups. Horizonte is committed to supporting these communities and our recent investment in the literacy and health programmes marks the beginning of this commitment.
“Horizonte remains focussed on developing and maintaining these strong partnerships as we progress Araguaia into Brazil’s next major nickel producing mine.”

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