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SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTERS

SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTERS

Please take a moment to read how our IPP’s are contributing the Renewable Energy Sector and communities in their September 2019 Newsletters. Click here for Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm Click here for De Aar Solar Power Click here for Droogfontein Solar Power  
ENTREPRENEURS GET REWARDED

ENTREPRENEURS GET REWARDED

October 2019 Ten budding entrepreneurs in the Northern Cape towns of Hanover, Britstown, Philipstown and De Aar who have been working alongside trainers and business mentors for several months, have been selected as part of the Big Shake-up Accelerator enterprise stimulation programme, funded by De Aar Solar Power. Each winner received cash funding to purchase
TOP SA SPELLING TEAM TO UGANDA CHAMPIONSHIP

TOP SA SPELLING TEAM TO UGANDA CHAMPIONSHIP

October 2019 Tshegofatso Mojanaga received a warm send-off from her fellow school mates, as she gets ready to represent South Africa at this year’s African Spelling Bee, later this week in Uganda. Tshegofatso is a Grade 5 learner, from Beacon Primary School, in Kimberley. She will be setting off to Kampala in a few days’
SUSTAINABLE LOCAL EMPLOYMENT

SUSTAINABLE LOCAL EMPLOYMENT

October 2019 Natural resources exist throughout the country, but the challenge is how to effectively utilise these resources. An Alien Eradication and Biomass Programme, which has been launched in Jeffreys Bay, is tackling this issue, by providing an environmental answer to the issue of alien invasive vegetation and sustainable local employment. Funded by Jeffreys Bay
ELECTRIC VEHICLES VISIT JBAY WIND FARM

ELECTRIC VEHICLES VISIT JBAY WIND FARM

October 2019 The Electric Vehicle Road Trip Africa, which takes place 2 – 10 October, is making its way across South Africa for the very first time. EVRTA will embark on a road trip across the country, starting in Johannesburg and ending off in Cape Town, with a visit to Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm en
JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM CONTINUES TO SUPPORT JBAY RECYCLING PROJECT

JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM CONTINUES TO SUPPORT JBAY RECYCLING PROJECT

September 2019. Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has been supporting the Jbay Recycling Project since 2014 and has once again re-affirmed funding for the local community project and has put its support behind 2019 National Recycling Day, on 20 September 2019. The Jbay Recycling Project is an established community programme situated in Pellsrus that teaches children
SUPPORT FOR FETAL ALCOHOL RESEARCH

SUPPORT FOR FETAL ALCOHOL RESEARCH

September 2019 De Aar Solar Power has once again put its support behind the Foundation for Alcohol Related Research (FARR) funding the organisation’s presence in Britstown, a small farming community in the Northern Cape. FARR will be following a three-pronged approach in this small town, commencing with research to ascertain the prevalence of Fetal Alcohol
MOBILISING HOME LANGUAGE LITERACY

MOBILISING HOME LANGUAGE LITERACY

August 2019. Waterworks Primary School, with the support of Droogfontein Solar Power’s foundation phase literacy programme, is achieving great results and seems to be a step ahead. The school, situated in Riverton, Kimberley, is making great strides through its comprehensive literacy programme that tackles a number of issues, and seeing the academic outcomes already. Kediletile
THE DRAMA OF BEING MONEY WISE

THE DRAMA OF BEING MONEY WISE

August 2019 A pioneering NPO, which provides financial education and business training for its predominantly-women members, recently celebrated its 11th year anniversary. The programme, which is funded by Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, has been successful in helping hundreds of community members gain economic independence, avoid debt and gain small loans with which to start small
DE AAR SOLAR POWER SUPPORTING THE SPIRIT OF ENTRERENEURSHIP

DE AAR SOLAR POWER SUPPORTING THE SPIRIT OF ENTRERENEURSHIP

August 2019 Vuyiswa Lucas, owner of Sebenza Projects, a fledgling SMME in De Aar, has set up business in her home town, with the vision to become the preferred supplier for school clothes in the Pixley Ka Seme District. “My business is still in start-up phase but I know that it will do very well