Monthly Archives: September 2011

  • Saul Lintnaar is working as Production Manager at Lushof for the last year. Lushof enrolled 7 of its staff members into various categories of the competition. Saul was enrolled in the category of Middle Management. On 4th August Saul was awarded 1st in his category and also overall winner as Farm Worker of the year […]

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  • The Women’s Club of Naudeshof received an invitation from De Doorns Municipality and joined the celebrations at the F.J. Conradie Primary School in De Doorns. The theme for the day was the Rights of Women with a focus on: Domestic violence presented by Constable Libby Swartz from De Doorns Police Services Alcohol and Substance abuse […]

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  • Mariana Visagie, the crèche manager arranged a very special occasion for the women of Zwartbooisberg to celebrate Women’s Day. The function took place on Saturday 13th August at the crèche. The speakers from Upington who addressed the women were: Mr Johan du Pokoy from Cosatu Anthony Wyngaardt from the Lawyer for Human Rights Maurition Phillips […]

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  • The Foundation team is two members stronger! Hilda Links and Raymond Engelbrecht joined the team in July as Field Managers. Their role is to ensure that social development projects are identified by workers through worker committees and that these projects are implemented against set timeframes, budgets and social development goals. Hilda is married to Fred […]

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  • Only a few people make an impact where they work or stay. Koos Goeieman, 56 years old, is one of them. He lives and works on Stellar Farming and his attendance to the ABET Programme made a mark of hope as he stood out above his fellow workers. Koos, who is originally from Williston in […]

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  • Over 53 000 visitors flocked to Decorex Johannesburg at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand in August – and proud to be amongst the 700-plus exhibitors covering over 22 000m² of exhibition space was Lebone Crafts, making its debut at the show. It all came about when Ilze Botha (Projects Facilitator at Westfalia) received a phone […]

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  • The Northern Cape Female Entrepreneur Award function took place in De Aar on 12th August. This event is an instrument through which women’s contribution to the fight against poverty is being recognized. A total of 57 women competed across 6 categories. The Premier of the Northern Cape, Mrs Hazel Jenkins, attended the function and described […]

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  • 2011 saw the start and completion of two projects for the loyal staff on Clackmannen Farms. With the financial assistance of United Exports and The Waitrose Foundation, the 14 weekly boarders at the hostel received a brand new television set, with 10 channels to watch and chairs for their communal area. The more important project, […]

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  • In March this year Ilze Botha (Lebone Crafts Facilitator at Westfalia Fruit Estate) had received a phone call from the UK. On the other side of the line was Adrie Pretorius who is the mother of the bride to be. She stumbled across the Project on Facebook and came up with an idea to have […]

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  • On the 24th September, Bambanani Fruit workers celebrated Heritage Day in style. The school teachers and principal were amongst the guests. The school children and workers performed traditional dances, and the day was full of fun. Traditional food and drinks were served. Everyone present enjoyed themselves and this day will be remembered by all who […]

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