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COASTAL-6 WIND FARMS TO PROVIDE FOOD TO COMMUNITIES

COASTAL-6 WIND FARMS TO PROVIDE FOOD TO COMMUNITIES

April 2020 A collaboration of Eastern Cape coastal wind farms operating in the Kouga municipality area, better known as the Coastal-6, have banned together to respond to the urgent and escalating needs of stranded communities, who are struggling during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown period. A 20 foot refrigeration container was purchased and transported to the
IGNITING THE LOVE OF MATHS

IGNITING THE LOVE OF MATHS

April 2020 Nathalene Williams is a Maths and Reading Coach at Kruisfontein Primary School and is enjoying the challenge of helping young Primary School learners develop positive attitudes towards Mathematics, which she believes is the best way to motivate children in this subject. “As a maths coach, I try to motivate the learners by using
COVID-19

COVID-19

South African COVID-19 Resource Portal: https://sacoronavirus.co.za
JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC AND TRAIL RUN CANCELLED

JBAY WIND FARM MTB CLASSIC AND TRAIL RUN CANCELLED

March 2020 Race organizers of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic have announced the cancellation of this much loved event due to emergency prohibitions for events and gatherings of more than 100 people, as announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa, 15 March 2020. “We are disappointed to have to cancel this event that brings our communities
NEW INTERNS

NEW INTERNS

March 2020 Read about our new interns De Aar Solar Power : DASP_Intern_2020 Droogfontein Solar Power:  DFSP_Intern_2020 Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm:  JBWF_Intern_2020
THE LOVE OF TEACHING IS HARD TO RESIST

THE LOVE OF TEACHING IS HARD TO RESIST

February 2020 Bantu Maqabuka, a reading coach at Kim Kgolo Primary School, in Kimberley, believes that he has found his purpose in life that is bigger and more pressing than his own needs. In fact, he was studying towards a National Diploma in Public Management when he was invited by the Department of Education to
JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM REAFFIRMS SUPPORT OF MTB CLASSIC

JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM REAFFIRMS SUPPORT OF MTB CLASSIC

Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has reaffirmed its patronage as title sponsor for the Jbay Wind Farm MTB Classic 2020 and announced a further three years of funding! Dhesen Moodley, Managing Director of the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, announced this week that the wind farm will once again provide support to this much loved local Jeffreys
MOBILE CLINIC TO OFFER HEARING SCREENING FROM BIRTH

MOBILE CLINIC TO OFFER HEARING SCREENING FROM BIRTH

The mobile outreach programme in the outlying communities of Ebumnyameni, Donkerhoek, and Ocean View will soon be able to offer hearing screening from birth thanks to specialised equipment that was recently acquired. This is a service that will be done in conjunction with the visual screenings from six months of age, in a drive to
FAIR ACCESS TO SCHOOL FOR GIRLS WITHIN REACH

FAIR ACCESS TO SCHOOL FOR GIRLS WITHIN REACH

January 2020 In an attempt to end the stigma associated with menstruation and lack of sanitary towels, Boshof Solar Power has been funding a programme to keep young girls in the classroom for the last five years.  Hence, long before general awareness of related absenteeism became common knowledge throughout the country, Kgololosego Secondary School, in
LOCAL SMME LAUNCHES WITH SUPPORT FROM PARTNERS

LOCAL SMME LAUNCHES WITH SUPPORT FROM PARTNERS

December 2019 Community members, funders and stakeholders gathered to commemorate the launch of Leboko Tyres, a local SMME in Barkly Road Kimberley. This is the first business-in-a-box containerised tyre dealership to launch in the Northern Cape, a concept that has taken off across the country, with over 200 SMME dealers having already launched. This enterprise