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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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  • 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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