Member’s News

BUILDING A COMMUNITY OF READERS

Graslaagte, Humansdorp

May 2021

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

Kouga Wind Farm bursaries give more than just money

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

SUSTAINABLE FARMING ACHIEVABLE FOR LOCAL CO-OP

May 2021

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

BIOTHERM ENERGY COMPLETES ITS FOURTH SA PROJECT IN TEN MONTHS

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

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN NAMA KHOI HIGH SCHOOLS IS FURTHER BOOSTED BY WIFI FUNDING

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.

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EDUCATION INTERVENTION AIMS TO ELEVATE PRIMARY SCHOOLING ON THE WEST COAST

April 2021, West Coast

An integrated education programme is being implemented at two primary schools on the West Coast, with the aim of accommodating all learners and building towards an inclusive learning environment.  This programme helps in preparation for Departmental Assessments in foundation phase teaching and kicked off at Holvlei and Hopefield Primary last year. READ MORE

COMMUNITY FOOD GARDENS FLOURISH

Prince Alfred Hamlet, April 2021

Oppie Koppie Crèche in Prince Alfred Hamlet is one of eleven community food garden programme beneficiaries, which kicked off six months ago. The Crèche has successfully incorporated the food garden programme into their curriculum, allowing the young children in the community to learn and reap enjoyment from their own food garden.READ MORE

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