Monthly Archives: March 2012

  • For many years now, your Foundation has been collecting the funds from the various stakeholders. The funds come from Waitrose (60%), the UK importers (20%), the South African Exporters (10%) and the South African growers (10%). Fortunately, the amount of monies raised has risen considerably since the start of the Foundation. At first only the […]

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  • On 16 December we held a successful family day on Dwarsrivier Farm (Cederberg Cellars) involving its workers and workers from surrounding farm communities. The3 different farms involved in the event were Dwarsrivier, Kromrivier and Vogelfontein and about 50 people participated in the event. Activities included soccer games for the men and flower arrangement training for […]

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  • Our kitchen was completed in the middle of January 2012. The first training course got under way on Tuesday, 24 January and ran up until Friday, the 27th. Eight students attended this course. We cover the basics of cooking including techniques, recipes, concepts and ideas. Classes generally run for 3 hours a morning and students […]

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  • A successful Valentine’s Ball was held on Saturday 11 February at the Zwartbooisberg Crèche Hall. The ball was a candle light dinner with a white and pink colour scheme. The hall was beautifully decorated and the evening perfect. All guests were from the farm and a nice atmosphere prevailed. The crèche manager and members of […]

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  • Nothing is impossible with the necessary dedication and sacrifice. This fact was obvious on Saturday, 24 March 2012 during the opening of the Cederpark Rugby Field on Ceder Fruit Farms in the ‘Koue Bokkeveld’ region. The sunny day with high temperatures created an atmosphere for young and old to enjoy themselves beyond their usual boundaries. […]

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  • On 3 March the La Colline Girl’s band had the opportunity to lead the praise and worship for the World Women’s Day of Prayer in front of 800 female students at the Langeberg Secondary School. Just the idea of performing in front of their own class mates was scary at first but as they prepared […]

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  • The Glass Recycling project is aimed at generating an income toimprove the lives of workers and their families of Bavaria community. Glass iscollected by members from the community which they collect from the surrounding area. At this moment the glass is given to the project at no cost. The project intends to buy from the […]

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  • On the 9th February, Zwartbooisberg crèche organised a surprise party for, Mariana Visagie, the Crèche – Manager. The children started early, baking cup-cakes, to much joy of the staff. When Marianna arrived at the crèche it took her breath away to see the children busy baking cup-cakes. Marianna did not expect the surprise and token […]

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  • Phindi Phadi Phindi Phadi is 19 years old, lives in a township community called Poortjie in Lenasia, Gauteng. She is not only keen to study for her own benefit but also as inspiration to other young people from her community. She chose the field of Human Resources because she loves working with people. Phindi has […]

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  • The vegetable gardening project was the first project that the workers of Remhoogte decided to start off with their Foundation funds. A variety of vegetable are planted, i.e. tomatoes, green beans, butternut, squash, corn and potatoes. The vegetables are mainly sold to the farming community and management. Hilda was so impressed with the quality that […]

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