Rainbow is committed to improving the lives of the people in the local communities


Mission Statement

“To be the most efficient, sustainable, zero-harm rare earth mine in the world, acting as an engine for social and economic development in Burundi and providing net gains for all stakeholders.”


Rainbow is also committed to providing a safe working environment for its employees, associates and contractors, ensuring the highest standards of health and safety at the operation.

Environmental protection and minimising the impact of exploration and mining on the environment is of paramount importance. To this end, Rainbow will seek to use exploration and mining methods that have as little negative impact as possible.

Rainbow has a specific focus on the local population and strives to educate, uplift and empower the communities with whom Rainbow partners.

Rainbow has a budgeted fund allocated for community developments. Specific project contributions already made have included:

  • Construction of municipal infrastructures in the project area consisting of multi-purpose rooms, offices and equipment
  • Organisation of a football tournament for the three municipalities which cover the project area and the supply of equipment for the three teams
  • Supplying the uniforms for the cultural groups in the three municipalities which are located within the project area


Our Core Values:

Zero Harm – to our people, to the local population, to the wider community and the environment

Integrity – undertaking all our business dealings and relationships with the utmost integrity

Respect – for our colleagues, for the people of Burundi and for our customers and stakeholders

Accountability – to be willing to take responsibility for all our actions

Transparency – to conduct all of our business dealings to the highest level of transparency

Courage – to be prepared to persevere when others would not