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THE MISSION AND OBJECTIVES OF SACSO

 MISSION:

 To act on behalf of organisations which deal in matters affecting Senior Citizens with a view to promoting and advancing the interests, welfare and quality of life of such persons without impinging on the sovereignty of the individual Member Organisations.

 OBJECTIVES:

 1.     To obtain consensus of opinion from its Member Organisations on matters of common interest and take appropriate action where deemed necessary;

2.   To become involved in and strive to co-operate with Government in the creation of advisory councils to the Government at the National and Provincial levels;

3.    To negotiate with organisations with similar objectives, NGOs and professional organisations on matters of common interest to its Member Organisations;

4.    To approach the media on matters pertaining to the objectives of The Confederation and its Member Organisations;

5.  To approach commercial and financial organisations and liaise with local and international bodies of a similar nature on matters of interest to the Member Organisations;

6.     To disseminate relevant information to its Member Organisations;

7.   To assist Member Organisations in the promotion and the development of their club/organisation where required from time to time;

8.   To identify, help and encourage the formation of Seniors Organisations for all population groups; and

9.     Anything ancillary to the above.