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THE DRAMA OF BEING MONEY WISE

A pioneering NPO, which provides financial education and business training for its predominantly-women members, recently celebrated its 11th year anniversary. The programme has been successful in helping hundreds of community members gain economic independence, avoid debt and gain small loans with which to start small businesses as well as co-producing a radio drama to spread the word.READ MORE

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INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMME TO BENEFIT CHILDREN IN SOMERSET EAST AND SURROUNDS

Members of the Somerset East community and officials gathered at Mini Marvel Day Care Centre, in Somerset East, to celebrate the launch of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) infrastructure programme.  This marks the first of three ECD new build and renovation initiatives that Cookhouse Wind Farm is about to embark on as part of their ECD Flagship Initiative.READ MORE

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LOERIESFONTEIN LEARNERS GET SUPPORT TO MAKE BETTER CAREER AND LIFE CHOICES

Grade 9 learners at Loeriesfontein High School recently participated in a unique Career Development Programme, providing learners with information and tools to make improved subject choices linked to personal interests and strengths, in the senior phase of high school.  The expertly designed programme assesses individual personalities, preferences and talents, as well as the skills needed for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century economy, a programme that is funded by Loeriesfontein Wind Farm and Khobab Wind Farm.READ MORE

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EQUIPPING STUDENTS FOR 21ST CENTURY LEARNING

Danielle Josephs, from the West Coast town of Langebaan, received a scholarship in 2018 which has allowed her to follow her dream of becoming a teacher.  Now in her third year, studying towards a B Ed: Senior phase & FET Teaching Degree at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, she is attending a workshop in Johannesburg, with fellow scholarship recipients, to prepare for the next stage of her career.READ MORE

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ENOCH MTHETHO LEARNERS CELEBRATE GLOBAL WIND DAY

Global Wind Day 2019 celebrations coincided with the end of the second school term and Youth Day, making it the perfect day for a group of learners from Enoch Mthetho High School to enjoy a visit to Noupoort Wind Farm.READ MORE

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MOBILE HEALTH UNIT SERVES RURAL FARMING COMMUNITIES

Cookhouse Wind Farm’s Primary Healthcare Flagship Initiative, a public-private partnership with the Department of Health, is staffing up a mobile clinic, to bring essential healthcare services to the rural farming communities in Bedford and Adelaide. Since the mobile unit came into operation in June 2018, a total of 46 farms have been serviced and treating a total of 2,235 patients, a truly significant impact.READ MORE

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EQUIPPED TO PLAY AND LEARN

June 2019, Humansdorp, Eastern Cape

Changes in lifestyle are affecting childhood experiences.  With the increase in TV and other devices, time for playing outside is diminishing for young children. Many have little space or equipment for essential energetic play at home, and yet playing outside is the best way for young children to develop their emerging physical abilities and confidence, as well as reducing the increasing incidence of obesity.READ MORE

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