As an umbrella organization for NGOs, MACOSS seeks to promote social and community development and voluntary actions through non-governmental organisations since 1965. It strengthens its members by initiating communication, collaboration and networking among and between NGOs, Government and the private sector primarily through meetings, workshops, consultations and institutional development activities. MACOSS also facilitates its member organisations and strengthens their organisational capacity.
- To promote voluntary/charitable activities, community and social development in Mauritius, in particular, the advancement of social education, the furtherance of health and the relief of poverty, distress and sickness.
- To promote and foster co-operation in the achievement of the above purposes by bringing together representatives of the statutory bodies and voluntary organisations engaged in the furtherance of the above purposes.
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