Member’s News

MOBILE CLINIC RESUMES VISITS TO COMMUNITY CRÈCHES

The mobile outreach programme by the Healthy Mom and Baby Clinic (HMBC), is resuming its visits to community crèches and Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres this month, following an extended hiatus owing to the health pandemic.READ MORE

BUSINESS FUNDING TO SUPPORT LOCAL EMPLOYMENT AND HELP THE ENVIRONMENT

Funding to help support a local small business that employs directly from the surrounding communities, which also benefits the environment, is a perfect fit for Klipheuwel Wind Farm’s Economic Development Programme. The newest beneficiary, Khunye Contractors, tackle the ever-important duty of clearing alien vegetation, on behalf of the Department of Environmental Affairs, in the Theewaterskloof Municipality, which is essential considering the Western Cape’s scarce water resources.READ MORE

UBUNTU LIES AT THE HEART OF THE GRABOUW COMMUNITY

The small community of Grabouw will soon have its own resident female dentist.  24-year old Jillian Uren, who successfully achieved a Bachelor of Dental Surgery at the end of last year, is doing her community service at St Apollinaris Hospital in Kwa-Zulu Natal, before heading back to her home to work and serve her community.READ MORE

WEST COAST SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME CONTINUES

Umoya Energy Wind Farm has announced that they will continue supporting and funding the Peninsula School Feeding Association’s Adopt-a-School Feeding Programme, which supports over 400 primary and high school learners.  Simultaneously this West Coast wind farm announced funding to construct and equip a freestanding kitchen at Louwville High School. READ MORE

ECD PRACTITIONERS RECEIVE DIPLOMAS AND EXPRESS THE BENEFITS OF EXTENDED LEARNING

Thornhill, Eastern Cape

A cohort of Early Childhood Development (ECD) Practitioners from the Kouga Local Municipal area, received their National Diploma Certificates this past week, at a graduation ceremony which took place at the Thornhill Combined School. Practitioners proudly accepted their certificates at the event and spoke of the broad benefits of studying and the impact it has already has on their teaching abilities.READ MORE

NAMAKWA SCHOOLS MAKE WAY FOR ELECTRONIC SMART BOARDS

With the help of e-technology, schools in the Namakwa District are embracing 21st century e-learning, in support of the District Department of Education’s strategy to roll-out digital technology in local high schools.  Hence, chalk boards are making way for electronic Smart Boards, bringing improved skills to teachers and enhancing the educational environments for improved learning, especially in STEM subjects, including Mathematics, Physics and Science.READ MORE

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