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Community Development

THE FIVE FOCUS AREAS OF THE WAITROSE FOUNDATION

The Foundation has a broad rural social development focus but gives preference to sustainable initiatives with direct impact on the mission, vision and objectives of the Foundation.

Health Care

THE FIVE FOCUS AREAS OF THE WAITROSE FOUNDATION

The Foundation has a broad rural social development focus but gives preference to sustainable initiatives with direct impact on the mission, vision and objectives of the Foundation.

Environmental Sustainability

THE FIVE FOCUS AREAS OF THE WAITROSE FOUNDATION

The Foundation has a broad rural social development focus but gives preference to sustainable initiatives with direct impact on the mission, vision and objectives of the Foundation.

Education & Training

THE FIVE FOCUS AREAS OF THE WAITROSE FOUNDATION

The Foundation has a broad rural social development focus but gives preference to sustainable initiatives with direct impact on the mission, vision and objectives of the Foundation.

Community
Development


Worker and community engagement on development projects

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Health
Care


HIV projects
TB projects

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Environmental
Sustainability


Renewable community energy sources
Capacity developed for sustainable

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Education
& Training


Education strategy
Creches and after-school care

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Sustainable
Livelihood


Improve capacity and leadership of core foundation beneficiaries

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WAITROSE FOUNDATION AT WORK

Youth Advance with the Support of the Waitrose Foundation

September, 2019

Kopano Nyokana walked from farm to farm during the month of January 2014 and eventually found work at Buffelskraal in De Doorns, Western Cape...

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The value of Peer Learning and Strong Local Networks in Social Development

August, 2019

The Waitrose Foundation remains acutely aware that it serves communities who are in remote rural locations and therefore often marginalised.

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Waitrose (UK) visit affirms and inspires workers on partner farms

July, 2019

The recent visit of Rupert Thomas (Commercial Director of Waitrose & Partners), Andrew Allchurch (Head of Trading: Fresh Produce)...

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Women intentionally identify and nurture potential on farms

June, 2019

Women in key positions on Remhoogte Farm in Grabouw in the Western Cape, consistently display their natural unselfish and caring characteristics, especially towards children and the youth on the farm.

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Aftercare Centres add value to Personal and Cultural Development

June, 2019

Aftercare facilitators at Kromhout Aftercare Centre (Karsten Farms, Kakamas), Judy Brandt and Joanica Marais, support 31 children with their homework and strive to improve their academic performance.

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News

New & exciting activities contribute to Community Wellbeing

November, 2018

The impact of the Waitrose Foundation’s annual conference theme, namely ‘Community Wellbeing – Beyond Physical Health’ is still evident on member farms.

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‘The Arts’ can contribute to staff wellbeing

November, 2018

Monteith Farm in Grabouw, Western Cape explored ‘new territory’ (for them), when they involved drama therapists in a team building exercise for all their permanent staff members. The Waitrose Foundation conference exposed the farm’s project coordinator and representatives to this practice which confirmed their plans to introduce it to the farm.

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The dawn of a new era amongst Morester Youth.

November, 2018

The worker committee of Morester Farm in Piketberg, Western Cape has always been aware of the potential that is un- or under-developed amongst their...

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Investment in agri-worker development gives a good return…

September, 2018

The efforts of creating access to opportunities are often tentative because there is no guarantee that the intended beneficiaries will use or make a success of the opportunity granted.

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