Awards & Certifications

OMI Solutions is proud to have received the following awards and certifications since its inception in 2018.

• ISO 9001:2015 Certified - Oct 2023

• Winner Top Women Entrepreneur of the Year 2023 - Sep 2023

• Finalist Top Women Business in Biodiversity Conservation & Environmental Management 2023 - Sep 2023

 • Top 500: South Africa's Best Managed Companies - Aug 2023

• Influential Women in the Mining Industry Interview - Jul 2023

• Standard Bank Top Women Leaders, 18th Edition, 2023 - Jul 2023

• Top Gender Empowered Company, 2023 - May 2023

• Top Gender Empowered Company, 2022 - Jul 2022

• IAIAsa Conference 2021 Professional Stewardship Award - Aug 2021

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Yes 4 Youth Programme

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Apart from its philosophy of ‘Giving Back’ and ensuring sustainability, OMI Solutions is proud to be an active contributor to the alleviation of South Africa’s biggest crisis – youth unemployment.  On an annual basis, which started in 2021, we invest in creating work opportunities via the YES programme for previously unemployed youth, this to gain practical work experience within our organisation.   The practical know-how gained while working greatly boosts the overall future employability of young South Africans.  The youth also work through a series of digital learning modules on Work Readiness.  The success of this story is shown in that 75% of our Youth employed have been retained within the organisation. With our new contingent having just commenced we are proud to say that we now have Yes Youth working for OMI in four of South Africa’s provinces, namely, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and the North West.

Bee Farming & Wings Sanctuary

Early in 2020 we started our first Apiary (Bee farm) and “Wings Sanctuary” in Pretoria. This apiary has grown greatly since its inception and we harvested our first honey in February of 2021. Since then, we have actively been working to establish more apiary sites and wings sanctuaries in various provinces of Southern Africa. We have a vision of working with partners to establish sanctuaries for all pollinators by promoting natural habitation and plant diversity in impacted areas. We also won a Professional Stewardship Award for the OMI Apiary Farm/Wings Sanctuary.

In 2022 we expanded to include bee removal, rescue and relocation services in Gauteng and surrounding areas. These swarms are relocated to our original Apiary Site and Wings Sanctuary in Pretoria where we work to ensure that they are healthy and happy. For more information you can contact our apiary manager Rendani Makhokha at rendani@omisolutions.co.za or on +27 69 178 5382.

We are also a proud sponsor of the Beekeeping in Schools Initiative run by the Apimondia Regional Commission for Africa. This initiative is part of the International Federation of Beekeepers' Association's mandates to promote beekeeping globally including to the young generations. The Beekeeping in Schools Initiative is one of the programs that will help bring the young people to realise the importance of bees to mankind and the environment.

Bee Removal, Rescue and Relocation

In 2022 we expanded to include bee removal, rescue and relocation services in Gauteng and surrounding areas. These swarms are relocated to our original Apiary Site and Wings Sanctuary in Pretoria where we work to ensure that they are healthy and happy. For more information you can contact our apiary manager Rendani Makhokha at rendani@omisolutions.co.za or on +27 69 178 5382.

Beekeeping Training Courses

We now offer introductory beekeeping training courses. These courses aim to give the attendees all the knowledge they require to start their beekeeping journey. This one-day course covers theoretical and practical applications where attendees can expect to learn:

  • The basics on honeybees;
  • The different bee products;
  • All equipment required;
  • Establishing your apiary site;
  • Catching moving swarms in spring;
  • Hive inspections and management;
  • The honey extraction process; and
  • Basic beekeeping safety.

Course info:

  • Next course date and time: 2 March 2024
  • Where: Mountain Honey Estate, Doornkloof East, Pretoria, 0157
  • Prices: R800pp (R1200 for 2 people, R1600 for 3 people, R1800 for 4 people)
  • Contact person: Rendani on rendani@omisolutions.co.za or on +27 69 178 5382
  • Register: Please download and complete the registration form below (Limited seating available)

*Please send the completed registration form to rendani@omisolutions.co.za. An invoice will be sent upon receipt of the registration form.

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Charity work

  • Raising awareness for NGO donations
  • Raising funds for Medical Trust Funds
  • Assisting with Corporate Social Investment initiatives
  • Raising Environmental Awareness
  • Compiling children’s books
  • Showcasing educational content through illustration and animation

In 2023 we have donated to various organisations and NPOs.

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Eshowe Highschool

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Our chosen NPO for 2022 is Afrika Tikkun, a program which empowers young people with sustainable opportunities from cradle to career.

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Our chosen NPO for 2021 was HERD (Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation and Development) where we were the proud foster parents of two young elephants, Pisa and Khanyisa.

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Our illustration and animation department is a vital part in our company dynamic, adding a creative and unique flair to our work. It helps to make complicated subjects, processes and projects easy and quick to understand. We use this versatile tool in all of our projects, proposals, reports, checklists, training, workshop documents, environmental awareness campaigns and more.

This department not only raises the quality of our work but also plays a vital role in the work we do for charity. We participate in exciting projects, which include illustrating children’s books and creating animated videos dedicated to Conservation Initiatives.

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