Perseus believes that strong local community support and engagement is an eventual part of our business model in West Africa.
95.7% Local Employees
Perseus spent US$193 million with Ghanaian and Ivorian suppliers and contractors in FY19, and US$610m since the beginning of FY17, a significant contribution to the economies of the countries.
Perseus has contributed US$5.6 million directly to local communities since 2010 through infrastructure, services and donations.
Perseus has invested US$626 million in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.
Perseus contributed US$31 million in taxes and royalties to the Ghanaian and Ivorian governments in FY19, a 24% increase on the US$25m in FY18.
Perseus has provided 483 scholarships, built 280 houses, constructed 7 schools and established 3 health care centres in the communities around our operations.