Member’s News

NAMAKWA SCHOOLS MAKE WAY FOR ELECTRONIC SMART BOARDS

With the help of e-technology, schools in the Namakwa District are embracing 21st century e-learning, in support of the District Department of Education’s strategy to roll-out digital technology in local high schools.  Hence, chalk boards are making way for electronic Smart Boards, bringing improved skills...

WIND FARMS COLLABORATE TO EQUIP PROVINCIAL HOSPITAL AMIDST PANDEMIC

Somerset East, Eastern Cape Much-needed medical equipment has been funded and handed over to the Andries Vosloo Hospital, a Provincial government funded hospital for the Blue Crane Route Local Municipality area, in Somerset East, Eastern Cape. Funded by two of the areas wind farms, namely Cookhouse Wind...

COLLABORATIVE HEALTH PROJECT HELPS HUNDREDS IN LOERIESFONTEIN

A community health project, born from a collaboration, took place in Loeriesfontein successfully helping hundreds of community members with their dental and ophthalmology needs.  The project, which ran at the end of last year, also aimed to promote healthy living in the community and provided...

ISOLATED RURAL COMMUNITY RECEIVES WATER

Adelaide, Eastern Cape Isolated communities that are cut off from a source of clean water, are especially vulnerable in the fight against Covid-19.  Realising this truth, Cookhouse Wind Farm has partnered with ‘Gift of the Givers’ to provide relief in the form of access to drinking...

1000 SMILES AS COMMUNITY BANDS TOGETHER

A shared vision to bring smiles to over 1 000 children in the Witzenberg area warmed the hearts of community members, local NGOs, and other partners alike who believe that a hungry child can’t thrive. Perdekraal East Wind Farm’s ‘1000 Smiles’ campaign, was the brainchild...

STUDYING WITH CONVICTION TO SUPPORT EMERGING AGRICULTURE IN COMMUNITIES

Kangnas Wind Farm’s Bursary recipient, Leanne Schmidt, strongly believes that young people should view agriculture as a cornerstone in communities’ well-being and consider it as a career option. She successfully completed her Bachelor Degree: Agricultural Management, passing with distinctions at the end 2020, despite the...

EDUCATION FUNDING TO CATER FOR ALL ACADEMIC LEVELS

Ms Heidi von Caeus, the much-loved Arts, Crafts and Entrepreneurial Skills Teacher at L.R. Schmidt Primary School in Genadendal, close to Greyton, is a firm believer in the value of practical classes and skills training at schools, which have been highlighted by the impact of...