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NOUPOORT ELDERLY COMMUNITY MEMBERS ARE PRIORITISED FOR MANDELA DAY

18 July 2021

Noupoort Wind Farm’s commitment and celebration of Madiba’s life and legacy this Mandela Day, saw almost 700 elderly community residents being transported safely to the central vaccination station, situated at the local Community Health Centre, over 10 days. This was arranged in response to a request from the Umsobomvu Local Municipality.READ MORE

COMMUNITIES COMMEMORATE MANDELA DAY SPIRIT AMIDST PANDEMIC

A team from Kangnas Wind Farm, near Springbok, visited Harmony Home in Bergsig to deliver much needed PPE items, amidst the CV-19 third wave, in commemoration of Mandela Day.  The support also included the provision of five hot water geysers and computer equipment.READ MORE

YOUTH-OWNED AGRI SMME GETS SUPPORT AND FUNDING

Loeriesfontein, Northern Cape:  July 2021

A youth-owned agri-business in Loeriesfontein is one of thirteen micro businesses and social entities that has received funding to support their goals and build sustainable entities that will likewise benefit their surrounding community.READ MORE

LOCAL SCHOOLS CREATIVELY CELEBRATE GLOBAL WIND DAY 2021

June 2021, Humansdorp

Since 2014, local schools in the Kouga area have been celebrating Global Wind Day, which takes place each year on 15th June, and coincided with Youth Day this year.  This area of South Africa is home to some of the largest and most prominent wind farms, playing a big part in the country’s wind energy sector.READ MORE

WIND FARMS HELP LOERIESFONTEIN SCHOOLS TO KEEP SAFE

June 2021

Amidst the third COVID-19 wave, Loeriesfontein Wind Farm and Khobab Wind Farm have extended their support to help the community of Loeriesfontein.  Both community schools have been supplied with the required sanitisers and thermometers, as a first line of defence and to support residents of Loeriesfontein to develop a culture of safety.READ MORE

YOUTH UNITING FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT

Ceres, June 2021

In celebration and honour of Youth Day 2021, four local NPOs, in partnership with Perdekraal East Wind Farm and a broad stakeholder’s corpus, bolstered youth communities across the Witzenberg area in an environmental clean-up initiative. The satellite events that took place across this winelands district included motivational speakers, youth-centric entertainment, braais, refreshments and lunches, as well as other fun activities.READ MORE

PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTED TO HELP PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS BOOST LITERACY SKILLS

A parent literacy programme to support children’s learning in their homes has been launched in partnership with fourteen schools, across Humansdorp, Hankey, Patensie and Jeffreys Bay, in response to unprecedented learning loss directly caused by ongoing rotational attendance and school closures, over the last eighteen months.READ MORE

BTE RENEWABLES FUNDS EDUCATION LEADERSHIP

June 2021, Swellendam, Western Cape

A pioneering education leadership programme, which pairs principals from marginalised communities with experienced and retired principals from high performing schools, is promoting continuous improvement in this critical area of development.  This is the reason why BTE Renewables, through its Excelsior Wind Energy Facility, near Swellendam, has committed funding to this programme, in line with the company’s Community Investment strategy, which positions education as a cornerstone.READ MORE

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