Empowering from within

Part and parcel of Kouga Wind Farm’s mission is to upskill and empower local residents, and it is an especially proud moment when the success stories come not just from the wind farm’s surrounding communities but from within the business itself. Two of 2019’s stand-out stories are those of the wind farm’s own Cingiwe Mbopa […]

Bursary students pay it forward

Promising young 2019 beneficiaries immerse themselves in their studies while also volunteering in their communities during the holidays. Since its inception in 2015, Kouga Wind Farm’s development focus has been to help communities of the Kouga area achieve sustainable economic growth through education, skills development, healthcare and recreation. Testament to this commitment has been a […]

Spring camp fun for kids

Pupils from Lungiso High School enjoyed team-building activities in Tsitsikamma as part of Kouga Wind Farm’s Mzamo wo Moya after-school programme. Kouga Wind Farm has been driving education as a tool for transformation in the Kouga area, its Mzamo wo Moya (Effort of the Wind) programme forming part of its vision to open up learning […]

Skills development that computes

Kouga Wind Farm’s recently launched basic computer literacy course has been enthusiastically received by residents of our communities, equipping attendees with marketable skills to gain meaningful employment and helping those already employed to improve their working knowledge. Funded by the wind farm and facilitated by Rehoboth Training Solutions, an adult training facility based in Humansdorp, […]

Every day is a school day

Nkqubela Crèche principal Margaret Nomalungelo Mtsele did some learning of her own recently when she spent two days at the Fledglings Educational Playgroup in Cape Town. Kouga Wind Farm sponsored and facilitated her trip, which was aimed at assisting with her professional development as a local Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioner. Margaret came away armed […]

Bursaries and big dreams

This year, seventeen students will pursue their dreams after receiving bursaries worth a total of R776 000 as part of Kouga Wind Farm’s bursary programme. The seventeen were shortlisted and selected by an independent panel of judges from a big pool of applicants after the programme was advertised in the Kouga area and on social media. […]