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PRIVATE SECTOR SUPPORTS ECD

PRIVATE SECTOR SUPPORTS ECD

March 2019 Speaking at an Early Childhood Development (ECD) graduation ceremony this past week, the Department of Social Development once again highlighted the importance of public-private-partnerships to help improve our country’s level of education and develop young children holistically. “We all want to see children develop holistically and it is only through qualified practitioners that
MOBILE BUSINESS UNIT FOR RURAL TOWNS

MOBILE BUSINESS UNIT FOR RURAL TOWNS

March 2019 The De Aar Solar Power funded Mobile Business Unit launched in the rural town of Hanover this week, addressing the unique challenges faced by entrepreneurs and micro businesses in rural areas of our country.  The custom-designed unit, the first of its kind in the Northern Cape, provides access to business and administrative services
LOCAL LEARNER PARTICIPATES IN AFRICAN SPELLING BEE

LOCAL LEARNER PARTICIPATES IN AFRICAN SPELLING BEE

November 2018 Grade 6 learner, from Pellsrus Primary School, Jeffreys Bay, will be setting off to Kenya later this month, to take part in an international Spelling Bee. Twelve year old Maurice Botha, won last year’s Spelling Bee, whilst in Grade 5, making him eligible to compete in the African Spelling Bee, a consortium of
EMBRYO CALVES BORN

EMBRYO CALVES BORN

November 2018 The Kruisfontein Emerging Cattle Farmers Co-operative is on track to become one of the nucleus herds for livestock improvement in the Eastern Cape. This has been made possible through the most impactful technology available to bovine agriculture, Invitro- Fertilization. The first batch of calves from the twenty-eight high-quality embryos were born between 4
LOCAL PRACTITIONERS GRADUATE

LOCAL PRACTITIONERS GRADUATE

November 2018 An official event in Kimberley has been held in honour of the Northern Cape Province’s first Grade R practitioners, with Diplomas in Grade R teaching, NQF level 6. This historical moment was lauded by officials from the Northern Cape Department of Education, who congratulated the graduates for their dedication, hard work and momentous
WOMAN-OWNED ENTERPRISE RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM DE AAR AND DROOGFONTEIN SOLAR POWER

WOMAN-OWNED ENTERPRISE RECEIVES SUPPORT FROM DE AAR AND DROOGFONTEIN SOLAR POWER

October 2018 De Aar Solar Power and Droogfontein Solar Power have announced their support for Phambili Basie Contracts and Projects, a local, woman-owned service provider who has successfully provided services to a number of solar plants in the Northern Cape. In addition to being awarded a three-year service contract, De Aar Solar Power and Droogfontein Solar
COMMUNITY BOOK CLUBS WILL ROLL-OUT ACROSS SCHOOLS

COMMUNITY BOOK CLUBS WILL ROLL-OUT ACROSS SCHOOLS

August 2018. A decision has been taken to roll out community school book clubs, which are funded by Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, to twelve schools following resounding literacy results in schools that the clubs have been piloted in. “A unanimous agreement that belonging to a book club helps reading skills has been reached.  Participants, without
JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM SUPPORT OF JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC

JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM SUPPORT OF JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC

July 2018. Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm once again affirmed its patronage as title sponsor for the Jbay Wind Farm MTB Classic 2018! Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm once again provided support for this much loved local Jeffreys Bay event as the title sponsor of the mountain bike event, which carries the unique distinction of being the
SUPPORT FOR KHULANI EDUCARE IN HONOUR OF MANDELA DAY 2018

SUPPORT FOR KHULANI EDUCARE IN HONOUR OF MANDELA DAY 2018

18 July 2018. In celebration of what would have been Nelson Mandela’s centenary birthday, the team from Globeleq South Africa Management Services put their hearts into #MandelaDay, by supporting Khulani Educare, in Gugulethu. As part of the GSAMS’s ‘67 minutes in Honour of Mandela Day’, the team chose to put their time, love and funding
YOUTH OWNED ENTERPRISE RECEIVES SUPPORT AND FUNDING FROM DE AAR SOLAR POWER

YOUTH OWNED ENTERPRISE RECEIVES SUPPORT AND FUNDING FROM DE AAR SOLAR POWER

June 2018. A youth-owned Northern Cape printing business, Emthanjeni Printers, has received funding from De Aar Solar Power’s Enterprise Development programme, to help sustain and grow this fledgling operation and boost youth employment. Not only is this local business owned and managed by youth, it endeavours to create jobs for youth, which helps to address