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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
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
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,
BUILDING EDUCATION BY FUNDING STUDENTS

BUILDING EDUCATION BY FUNDING STUDENTS

July 2023, Konkoonsies Solar Power. Education holds the key to addressing inequality and poverty that persists in South Africa, with one of the most effective tools being to increase the number and quality of educators. This is the rationality behind the scarce skills bursary programme that specifically benefits students in the Northern Cape communities of
BOSHOF ENTREPRENEUR IN THE MAKING

BOSHOF ENTREPRENEUR IN THE MAKING

May 2022, Boshof Solar Power. With a dream of owning her own business, Eveline Gaopalangwe, is celebrating being one step closer having recently celebrated her graduation. This 23-year old Boshof resident, is the fifth member of her community to complete her tertiary studies through the Boshof Solar Power bursary programme, which funded her with a
DEVELOPING EDUCATORS TO UPLIFT COMMUNITIES

DEVELOPING EDUCATORS TO UPLIFT COMMUNITIES

April 2023, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. Having found his way to teaching, via a local reading coach programme in 2016 at the nearby Gamtoos Valley Primary School, Robin Nelson is now a qualified educator, having taken up a teaching position at his very own childhood school, Patensie Primary School, where he is motivated to give
IMPACTFUL RENEWABLE ENERGY SCHOLARSHIP

IMPACTFUL RENEWABLE ENERGY SCHOLARSHIP

October 2022. The Globeleq Scholarship Fund (GSF), the renewable energy industry’s flagship scholarship programme, which accounts for a sizeable percentage of the industry’s funded scholarships and reaches across the country, has announced the opening of its upcoming 2023 academic year applications. The Fund is open nationally for any national diplomas or BTech degrees in mechatronic
STUDENT INSPIRED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

STUDENT INSPIRED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

July 2022, Droogfontein Solar Power. Tsebang Dube (29), a third year Bachelor of Education student from Barkley-West, is inspired by the young children in her community and thanks to a bursary, is one step closer to fulfilling her dream of being an educator, with the hope to then specialise in sign language to assist special
LAW STUDENT PLANS TO HELP HIS COMMUNITY

LAW STUDENT PLANS TO HELP HIS COMMUNITY

July 2022, Konkoonsies Solar Power. Jandré Cloete (23) is a final year Boston City College Bachelor of Commerce, Law student whose childhood dream to become a lawyer was reignited when he was awarded a study bursary from Konkoonsies Solar Power. Born in Pofadder, this local has big plans to help the community that supported him,
BURSARY RECIPIENT WITH A PASSION FOR COMMUNITY

BURSARY RECIPIENT WITH A PASSION FOR COMMUNITY

June 2022, De Aar Solar Power. Local De Aar Reading Coach, Samantha Moses (38), is one step closer to fulfilling her dreams of becoming a teacher. Driven by a strong desire to make a difference in Early Childhood Development (ECD) in her community, Samantha is excited for the opportunities that will be unlocked, with help