Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS)

Contact Details

Physical: 63 Wierda Road East, Wierda Valley, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196
Postal: Postnet Suite 163, Private Bag X9924, Sandton, 2196
Tel: 010 593 0533
Fax: 010 590 6154


The mission of Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) is to facilitate and maintain a world-class dispute resolution service to promote good governance of community schemes by providing education and training to all relevant stakeholders.

The Organisation's key priorities are to: establish a world-class dispute resolution service within community schemes, characterised by organisational excellence and a conducive organisational culture; promote good governance of community schemes by developing and implementing appropriate guidelines to enhance stability and harmonious relations amongst the parties; roll-out massive educational campaigns to educate and train stakeholders within; enhance community schemes tenure as an alternative tenure option; and develop and implement appropriate organisational systems, controls and measures to enhance financial, economic and organisational efficiency.

Office Bearers/Management

Dr V Mehana
Adv S Letele

Dr V Mehana
Deputy Chairperson:
Board Members:
Ms M Constas
Mr BD Dlamini
Mr T Holmes
Mr R Jock
Adv N Memani
Ms TB Sunduza
Adv Seeng Letele (Chief Ombud)
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Themba Mabuya
Senior Management:
Risenga Maruma (Company Secretary)
Mr Abraham Masilo (Provincial Ombud: Gauteng)
Mr Lucky Rabotapi (Provincial Ombud: KwaZulu-Natal)
Ms Maletsatsi Wotini (Provincial Ombud: Western Cape)
Communications Officers:
Ms Wanda Lubelwana (Head: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEQualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedClean Audit
Current Assetsn/a10 91929 21317 002
Non-Current Assetsn/a9 3152 546-
Total Assetsn/a20 23431 75917 002
Current Liabilitiesn/a4 2711 665145
Non-Current Liabilitiesn/a---
Total Liabilitiesn/a4 2711 665145
Total Net Assetsn/a15 96330 09416 857
Total Revenuen/a40 83541 03417 002
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/a1 3141 0342
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/a39 52140 00017 000
Total Expendituren/a(54 899)(10 940)(145)
Employee Costsn/a(30 464)(5 670)(145)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Yearn/a(14 131)30 09416 857
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activitiesn/a(8 240)14 67217 002
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activitiesn/a(10 299)(2 736)-
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Yearn/a10 39928 99317 002
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a8 363639-
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a12--
Posts Approvedn/an/an/a-
Posts Filledn/a4018-
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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