Developing skills for career success

Young people in the Kouga area have been working hard to develop essential life and technical skills to help them get a job and get ahead. Since June, Kouga Wind Farm has sponsored 30 candidates from Sea Vista to take part in the Siyazenzela Youth Programme presented by the Wilderness Foundation Africa. The two-week Siyazenzela […]

Local schools get an upgrade

Kouga Wind Farm is making education a priority with the start of a schools upgrade programme. After moving into new premises at the beginning of the year, Sea Vista Primary School staff found they did not have adequate equipment or facilities to promote effective learning and teaching. The school identified a list of needs and […]

WATCH: Student Energy Summit

Nelson Mandela University student Ayabulela Mahamba talks about her trip of a lifetime to the Student Energy Summit in Mexico. Read more about her experience, sponsored by Kouga  Wind Farm, here.

Kouga kids make art for Mandela Day

Children in the Umzamowethu community used art to commemorate the former statesman on Mandela Day and learn about the humanitarian values for which Madiba was universally acclaimed. More than a hundred children from the local community were invited to take part in an initiative by the neighbouring Kouga Wind Farm, which saw them gather for […]

Life-changing energy summit for PE student

Not until recently had Port Elizabeth student Ayabulela Mahamba, 21, set foot outside the Eastern Cape, but a chance trip of a lifetime to a global energy summit in Mexico has seen her rub shoulders with global influencers such as former lord mayor of London Fiona Woolf and former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon. Now the […]

Kouga Wind Farm celebrates Global Wind Day

In celebration of Global Wind Day today [June 15], Kouga Wind Farm has engaged youngsters in the St Francis Bay community to educate them about the significance of harnessing wind power. South Africa is the largest wind power producer on the continent, generating 1.5 gigawatts of electricity per year and benefiting local communities through job […]

Community joins hands for World Aids Day

More than 1,000 community members, wind farm, LoveLife, local community-based organisations and government representatives came together on World Aids Day, 1 December 2016, to join hands – quite literally – with Kouga Wind Farm. They placed their painted red handprints on a giant 100m white ribbon, which they held high during a walk through the […]

Nkqubela Crèche creates brighter future for kids

Children from the disadvantaged community of KwaNomzamo just outside Humansdorp will have a shot at a brighter future with the rebuilding of Nkqubela Crèche following a devastating fire three years ago. The school, which has been rebuilt and renovated at a cost of R2.2 million by Kouga Wind Farm, has now been properly equipped, setting […]