Noupoort Wind Farm has extended its support to local health facilities, at Eurekaville Clinic and Nanqo Simon Zono Clinic, as an extension of its COVID-19 intervention programme. The wind farm recently funded the installation of water tanks and solar water geysers at the two clinics, as well as providing funding for electricity at the COVID testing container at the Eurekaville Clinic.READ MORE
Viviona Kleynhans, from the small community of Humansdorp, in the Kouga area, is a Reading Assistant who believes in the power of literacy to transform lives. Viviona works alongside Grades 1 to 4 learners at St Patricks Primary School, which is within her very own communityREAD MORE
Since its inception in 2018, our bursary programme and its beneficiaries have blossomed. From helping just seven deserving students to reach their academic dreams in its first year, the programme has grown to accommodate 32 recipients this year.READ MORE
Following a roadshow in Loeriesfontein in October last year, five students have been awarded full study bursaries for 2021, removing the financial burden and concerns often associated with tertiary education.
Reading clubs across community schools in the Kouga area, are taking measures to help learners catch-up on reading skills that have been impacted by months of interruptions to schooling caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.READ MORE
Additional funding for an emerging cattle farmers’ co-op, in the Theewaterskloof Municipality, which has hopes of breeding cattle for the market, has been provided. Funding and ongoing business support from Klipheuwel Wind Farm aims to support the sustainability of this small agricultural concern. The programme is working towards helping the group improve the standard of the herd, the initiative is being guided the Department of Agriculture. READ MORE
Cookhouse, Eastern Cape
BioTherm Energy has announced the completion of all four of its renewable energy projects in South Africa, with the latest project having come on stream in the Eastern Cape. The company’s R6.5bn investment, connects 284MW into South Africa’s national grid and is partnered by Thebe Investment Corporation (TIC), which has a 37.5% stake in all four projects.READ MORE
In support of digital technology in local Nama Khoi area high schools, Kangnas Wind Farm has announced funding for the Wi-Fi installation and connectivity. This is in line with the recent programme that provided electronic Smart Boards at these same schools and aims to help correct inequalities in education experienced by learners in rural areas.