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  • On Saturday the 9th of June, the Sprokiesland Crèche at Denau had a modelling competition for the children attending the crèche. Girls were encouraged to enter the ‘Ms. Denau Competition’. There was great excitement amongst the children at the time when they practiced for this important event. All the children were beautifully dressed on the […]

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  • The aim of this initiative was to engage school going children in constructive activities and help them discover new interests and talents. A facilitator was appointed to train the worker committee members and senior youth to design, deliver and manage the programme for the duration of the school holidays. Activities included education and awareness about […]

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  • Our vision is that the farm and the community should encourage subsistence farming and to make it a way of life. The protection of natural resources is of great importance so that the future generation can still have access to it and enjoy it. The community started with a vegetable garden with the aim to […]

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  • On the 28 April 2012 farm workers of Zwartbooisberg hosted a culture day to honour the differences amongst two ethnic groups existing in their farming community. Culture encompasses the similarities and the difference among people including beliefs, knowledge, values and tradition. The aim of the event was to create a sense of belonging amongst community […]

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  • La Colline had an explosive weekend as they celebrated Youth day from 15 – 16 June 2012. The event kicked off with a Park Jam at the Panorama Fruits Park in Robertson where the Local Municipality closed the road and made it possible for us to present the program in the street. The La Colline […]

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  • Afrupro is one of the avocado farms in the north of South Africa and we are representing a number of farms in Limpopo with a farm worker component of about 600 permanent workers. We initiated a project to give primary health care to our workers and their immediate family living with them on the respective […]

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  • Along the Orange River a variety of Karsten projects are blooming. Excited committee members and the development officer appointed to oversee the implementation shares their joy with us. The welding course has started and the men under mentorship of Irenaeus van der Merwe produced stands for pots and selling it on demand. The men are […]

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  • 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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