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MANDELA DAY SUPPORT BENEFITS COMMUNITY ECD SCHOOL

July 2021, Ocean View, Kouga

Mummy’s Day Care Centre, in the heart of the Ocean View community, has felt the love and support from this year’s Nelson Mandela International Day, which is themed ‘One Hand Can Feed Another’.READ MORE

TWO BROTHERS BENEFIT FROM A COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP FUNDED BY WIND FARM IN CALEDON

July 2021

Kethian Douwire (20) from Caledon, in the Western Cape, is one of 13 students currently studying with the help of the Globeleq Communities Scholarship Fund, awarded by the local Kliphuewel Wind Farm.  In fact, he is following in his older brother’s footsteps, as the second member of his family to have received financial assistance from this Wind Farm.READ MORE

STEM PROGRAMME INSPIRES TEACHERS AND LEARNERS IN WINELANDS DISTRICT

Ceres, July 2021

A CAPS-aligned learner and teacher web-based platform is being implemented across nine schools, in Cape Winelands District. This Mathematics and Physical Science support programme is funded by Perdekraal East Wind Farm, in collaboration with the Western Cape Education Department to support over 6 000 learners and 120 teachers in primary and high schools.READ MORE

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

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