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JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE IN ECD

JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE IN ECD

October 2023, Boshof Solar Power. In a heart-warming ceremony held on earlier this month, the journey to excellence in Early Childhood Development (ECD) reached a significant milestone. A large group of ECD practitioners joyfully donned their graduation robes, with 66 students achieving their Further Education and Training Certificate in Early Childhood Development at NQF level
ECD PRACTITIONER TO UPLIFT QUALITY OF EDUCATION

ECD PRACTITIONER TO UPLIFT QUALITY OF EDUCATION

30 October 2023, Droogfontein Solar Power. A graduation event in Ulco, outside of Kimberley, was recently held in honour of the one of the largest cohorts of the Northern Cape Province and the Free State Province’s Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioners, heralding efforts to improve education in this region. Graduates where honoured by key stakeholders
BURSARY RECIPIENT WITH A PASSION FOR HIS COMMUNITY

BURSARY RECIPIENT WITH A PASSION FOR HIS COMMUNITY

September 2023, De Aar Solar Power. Inspired by the learners that he assists at St John’s Primary School, in De Aar, in his role as a Maths Coach, Percival Meyer, is one of over 50 students that has chosen teaching as a vocation in the last few years, with the help of a bursary fund
PROGRAMME PROVIDES PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSISTANCE

PROGRAMME PROVIDES PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSISTANCE

September 2023, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. As a vital support structure for the communities in the Jeffreys Bay area, Jbay Trauma Support Centre has launched a psychosocial support programme for school learners, targeting a range of ages, across a variety of relevant topics. This initiative plays a pivotal role in providing much-needed support to school
CAREER EXPO PROVES TO BE A VITAL OPPORTUNITY

CAREER EXPO PROVES TO BE A VITAL OPPORTUNITY

September 2023, Aries Solar Power. School career expos not only assist learners to plan their careers but help to inform young people of opportunities available to them, which they may not have known about. This is especially true for school learners in communities that are remote, such as Kenhardt in the Northern Cape, and don’t
JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM WELCOMES A HSE INTERN

JEFFREYS BAY WIND FARM WELCOMES A HSE INTERN

August 2023, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. More than 90 young students have taken the leap from completing their studies to kicking off their careers through the national Globeleq South Africa’s internship programme, which was created to develop young technical staff for a renewable energy industry in 2015. One of this year’s cohort, S’nenhlanhla Phakathi, a
BURSARY HELPING SMALL COMMUNITIES

BURSARY HELPING SMALL COMMUNITIES

August 2023, Klipheuwel Wind Farm. Supporting medical students in South Africa is essential if the country is to address the critical shortage of doctors, with the ratio having widened to 0.8 doctors per 1 000 patients, by 2022. With the help of study bursaries, youth like 24-year-old Luke Alexander Wessels, a Genadendal local, are able
ROADSHOW TO ILLUSTRATE COMMUNITY BENEFITS

ROADSHOW TO ILLUSTRATE COMMUNITY BENEFITS

August 2023, De Aar Solar Power. Highlighting the benefit of collaboration for the upliftment of communities within the Pixley ka Seme Municipal District, a group of Northern Cape Independent Power Producers (IPPs) and Community Trust Companies, embarked on a roadshow to create awareness of the impact of each of the entities’ economic development programmes. Joined
HERTZOGVILLE CELEBRATES NEW COMMUNITY CRÈCHE

HERTZOGVILLE CELEBRATES NEW COMMUNITY CRÈCHE

August 2023, Boshof Solar Power. Amidst much excitement children, parents, community members, and representatives from the Department of Education, gathered to celebrate the launch of the newly renovated and enlarged Tshwaraganang ECD Centre in Hertzogville, Free State, last month. The Centre caters for children aged from infancy through to Grade R and as a result
DEDICATION LEADS TO GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS FOR LOCAL

DEDICATION LEADS TO GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS FOR LOCAL

July 2023, Droogfontein Solar Power. Robert Khoza, a Kimberley resident and beneficiary of a local bursary programme is a source of inspiration for many in his community. Having completed his Bachelor of Education in Intermediate and Senior Phase from the University of South Africa (UNISA) last year, at the age of 45, his inspiring journey,