Kouga Wind Farm bursaries give more than just money

Since its inception in 2018, our bursary programme and its beneficiaries have blossomed. From helping just seven deserving students to reach their academic dreams in its first year, the programme has grown to accommodate 32 recipients this year. Administered by Masinyusane, the bursary not only covers tuition, books, and accommodation, but laptops and internet access […]

Bursary graduates start the real business of working life

Having seized the opportunity to follow their passions, another group of Kouga Wind Farm bursary holders have successfully completed their studies in various fields and will be entering the working world in 2021. Among them is AFDA graduate Chanelle Jacobs, who completed a Higher Certificate in Film, Television and Entertainment Production. She says, “2020 was […]

Temp teachers close Covid-19 gap

Covid-19 has left many schools without enough staff to cope with the daily demands of teaching while also covering classes for teachers who are absent due to illness. To ease the burden, Kouga Wind Farm has supported the employment of 15 temporary teachers to act as assistant teachers at seven local schools. Garth Jacobs, the […]

Bursaries make dreams reality

Over the past three years, the Kouga Wind Farm bursary programme has helped 33 students to study a range of courses at tertiary institutions across South Africa. The programme, administered by Masinyusane, covers everything from tuition and books to transport and accommodation. This year, students who had to return home during lockdown also received laptops […]

Grade 12 finishing programme

Kouga Wind Farm Community Development Trust is working with Rehoboth Training Solutions on a programme to assist adults who did not finish their matric, or who failed and need a few subjects to pass, to obtain an Amended Senior Certificate (ASC). Candidates are tutored mostly by retired teachers from the community and can write three […]

Getting reading right

The value of literacy among our children is so important. Kouga Wind Farm has employed two reading coaches at Sandwater Primary School. Their daily task is to sit with groups of Grade 3 learners and help them improve their reading skills. Antonese Nuwenhuis has been at Sandwater for two years and loves working with the […]

Giving kids a good start

A better life begins with a good education right from the start. That is why the Kouga Wind Farm Community Development Trust is working with the Centre for Early Childhood Development and Africa A+ Schools to improve the quality of learning and teaching in 33 of our community crèches. The Trust will invest R20 million […]

Sea Vista library connects you

Visitors to the Sea Vista library will soon be able to browse the internet, do research for school projects, and send and receive emails from the library’s computers. Sponsored by The Computer Shop (TCS) in St Francis Bay, the new 10Mbps ADSL line will make sure that users enjoy fast and easy internet access and […]

Wind farms fight Covid-19

With so many households unable to earn an income or put food on the table during the Covid-19 lockdown, Kouga Wind Farm has teamed up with Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm and Tsitsikamma Wind Farm to help as many families in the region as possible. Part of what is known as the Coastal-6, we have pooled […]

Bursaries build brighter future

Started in 2018 with seven beneficiaries, the Kouga Wind Farm bursary programme has grown to 25 students at 10 tertiary institutions across South Africa, including universities, private academies and public TVET colleges. Our students are enrolled for degrees and diplomas ranging from education to economics, IT to accounting, and baking to film-making. Depending on their […]