LOCAL SMME RECEIVES FUNDING AND MENTORSHIP

LOCAL SMME RECEIVES FUNDING AND MENTORSHIP

May 2022, De Aar Solar Power. John Rietels, owner of J & Jo Fast Food, a De Aar based mobile restaurant, is one of five SMME’s to have benefitted from funding support as part of De Aar Solar Power’s Enterprise Development programme. This funding has even extended to provide for a mobile solar kit to
FINANCE STUDENT DREAMS OF HELPING OTHERS

FINANCE STUDENT DREAMS OF HELPING OTHERS

May 2022, Soutpan Solar Power. With unwavering determination and a will to succeed, Limpopo local, Thakgatso Thamaga, a second year Bachelor of Commerce, Finance student at the University of Johannesburg, has big dreams and a heart filled with hope for the future. Having applied for over ten bursaries in her Matric year, she finally received
GRADE R RECEIVES NEW CLASSROOM MATERIALS

GRADE R RECEIVES NEW CLASSROOM MATERIALS

April 2022, Aries Solar Power. Kenhardt Primary School recently received a donation of various educational materials and equipment to help enrich the classroom environment and learning for Grade R’s as they transition into a formal schooling system. In addition, this donation will ensure that the children entering Kenhardt Primary School have access to the same
PASSION FOR SAFETY DRIVES BOSHOF LOCAL TO UPSKILL

PASSION FOR SAFETY DRIVES BOSHOF LOCAL TO UPSKILL

May 2022, Boshof Solar Power. 29-year old Boshof local, Matlaleng Lebitsa, discovered her passion for health and safety (HSE) while shadowing her colleagues at Boshof Solar Power. Having started work as a general worker, almost seven years ago, her interest in HSE was piqued and she is now pursuing her passion, a National Diploma in
SMALL BUSINESSES BENEFIT LOCAL COMMUNITY

SMALL BUSINESSES BENEFIT LOCAL COMMUNITY

May 2022, De Aar Solar Power. A De Aar based youth-owned construction company, Nyeshe and Khanzi Construction, is the most recent beneficiary of De Aar Solar Power’s Enterprise Development programme, which offers training and support to create viable small businesses and assist budding entrepreneurs in the Pixley Ka Seme district’s rural towns of Britstown, Hanover,
LEARNERS RECEIVE HELP THROUGH MATHS COACH

LEARNERS RECEIVE HELP THROUGH MATHS COACH

April 2022, Droogfontein Solar Power. Numeracy coach at William Pescod High School, Kimberley, Lihle Qomoyi, is doing more than just helping learners improve their math skills, she is tackling deep rooted and often negative prejudices learners have towards this essential subject. Added to this, her experience as a maths coach is what has inspired her
BURSARY RECIPIENT WITH A PASSION FOR COMMUNITY

BURSARY RECIPIENT WITH A PASSION FOR COMMUNITY

April 2022, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. Bursary recipient, Chrismarelle De Hart (40), is currently in her second year of a Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase, which she hopes to complete in 2025. Her dedication to her studies extends beyond her goal to improve her own life, but to helping others in her community of
MATRIC CENTRE PAVING THE WAY FOR BRIGHTER FUTURES

MATRIC CENTRE PAVING THE WAY FOR BRIGHTER FUTURES

March 2022, Soutpan Solar Power. Congratulations are in order for the 2021 Grade 12 learners who attended extra lessons at the Matric Centre at Marumofase Secondary School in Indermark, for achieving an overall pass rate of 72% in their 2021 final examinations. The Matric Centre focuses on vital STEM subjects to help Matric learners achieve
SMALL POULTRY FARM ENTERPRISE DETERMINED TO SUCCEED

SMALL POULTRY FARM ENTERPRISE DETERMINED TO SUCCEED

March 2022, Konkoonsies Solar Power. Jim Brown Poultry, a local Pofadder enterprise receiving funding from Konkoonsies Solar Power, is an invaluable asset to this small community, that is located far from more-established neighbouring towns, for the supply of fresh eggs, which are in high demand in the area. According to Jim Brown, sole owner of
LOCAL ENTERPRISE HELPS ENVIRONMENT

LOCAL ENTERPRISE HELPS ENVIRONMENT

March 2022, Droogfontein Solar Power. A vehicle to assist with recycling waste collections and deliveries has been funded to a local youth-owned micro-business, ‘Move-On-Up, which collects, separates, and recovers recyclables, as part of a local development initiative. This entity is one of the SMMEs benefiting from development support that forms part of Droogfontein Solar Power’s