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'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedClean AuditNew Auditee
Current Assets10 91929 21317 002-
Non-Current Assets9 3152 546--
Total Assets20 23431 75917 002-
Current Liabilities4 2711 665145-
Non-Current Liabilities----
Total Liabilities4 2711 665145-
Total Net Assets15 96330 09416 857-
Total Revenue40 83541 03417 002-
Revenue from Exchange Transactions1 3141 0342-
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions39 52140 00017 000-
Total Expenditure(54 899)(10 940)(145)-
Employee Costs(30 464)(5 670)(145)-
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(14 131)30 09416 857-
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(8 240)14 67217 002-
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(10 299)(2 736)--
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year10 39928 99317 002-
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure8 363639--
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure12---
Posts Approvedn/an/a--
Posts Filled4018--
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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