Woodlands Dairy’s support in the Kouga Community with Social Responsibility Projects

With the intention to give back to the community in which it operates, Woodlands Dairy annually supports various non-profit organisations in the Kouga Region. This year 21 projects are being supported financially.

Application for assistance in the Kouga Region opens in April each year. All applications are narrowed down by the Corporate Social Investment committee who makes recommendations to the Woodlands Dairy board of directors. The board announces their decision in May each year.

Download form here, alternatively contact Carmelia Miles at cmiles@woodlandsdairy.co.za

 
 

GIVING BACK
Rainbow School Centre
Employment of Disabled People: Rainbow School Project

The employment of disabled people continues to be a focus area for the company. We remain committed to our partnership with The Rainbow School in Humansdorp. The school caters for mentally disabled children who find it extremely difficult and often hopeless to find employment once they leave the school. Since 2011 we have created employment …

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Child Welfare Humansdorp
Child Welfare SA Humansdorp

The company plans to get involved with a ‘Back to School Project’ in Quarter 1 of 2016, with the supply of windbreakers/jerseys. The previous ‘Back-to-School Project’ which Woodlands Dairy funded, was the supply of 74 pairs of school shoes at the beginning of 2015.  

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JoyKids
Joykids International

Run by Hennie Visser or ‘Oom Hennie’ as he is known in the suburb of Gill Markus, this is a non-profit organisation with the aim of bringing joy to the lives of children aged 1 – 16 years old. They meet on a weekly basis, where the children participate in a fun programme and are …

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Kruisfontein
Kruisfontein Service Centre

This centre is a developmental organisation which strives, in collaboration with stakeholders, to uphold the rights and dignity of older persons. They have 20 seniors who are bedridden and 20 active seniors to whom they provide meals. The centre, situated in Kruisfontein, takes on the form of a club for senior members who meet three …

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Rehoboth Assemblies of God
Rehoboth Assemblies of God

After their house was visited regularly by people in the community who were hungry and in need, Pastor Robin Jantjies and his wife Margaret started a feeding scheme. The majority of people who knocked on their doors were children who were left at home unsupervised while one or both parents were at work. They had …

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Pink Panther
Pink Panther Daycare

With the growing number of children who are at home without a carer during the day, Woodlands Dairy assisted by providing this project with a Wendy House, because they space they occupied was too small. In 2015, the school had a need for tables and chairs. Because we know that colour brightens up a room …

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Emmanuel Day Care
Emmanuel Daycare Centre

Wilma Busher runs a day-care centre for 15 toddlers aged between 1 and 3 years old in Kruisfontein. She cares for these children for a minimal fee per month in order to assist parents who cannot afford to pay elaborate fees to keep their children safe while they are at work. We have assisted the …

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Little Angels Day and Educare

The day and educare centre in Arcadia was established in 2015 and the work that the owner, Aletta Korkee of the crèche has put into the project to date, speaks volumes of the care she has for the children she educates. This inspired Woodlands Dairy to assist her in making the project a success. Space …

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Healthy Mom and Baby Clinic
Healthy Mom and Baby Clinic

The clinic, situated in Central is independently run, but they work closely with the Department of Health to make ante and post-natal care, baby care, family planning, pap smears and cancer screening accessible. HIV/Aids and TB testing play an important role in their work with the women and children who visit the clinic as they …

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Kate vd Merwe Pre-Primary
Kate van der Merwe Pre-Primary

The school, situated in Arcadia has been condemned by the Municipality twice and is irreparable. The principal at the school, Mrs Shirley Nelson and her staff tirelessly work to keep the classrooms, school grounds and gardens looking presentable in order to give the learners a sense of pride. Woodlands Dairy will demolish the old school …

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KwaNomzamo Home Community Based Care

This organisation in KwaNomzamo does wonderful work in the community by visiting families who are infected and affected by Aids and receive no monthly income. Woodlands Dairy assists with food parcels for ten families every month for a year and this is the 5th year that we are involved with assisting KwaNomzamo Home Community Based …

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Margaret’s Soup Kitchen

Margaret Vena feeds approximately 80 children every day of the year with breakfast from the kitchen of her home in Sea Vista and we supply her with 80 litres of First Choice milk, as well as the ingredients for the porridge, once a month. We purchased an urn to ease the burden of boiling water …

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Sewende Laan Soup Kitchen

Selamma Oersen, who is well known in the community for her tireless efforts in assisting children and the elderly, feeds approximately 160 people in the Sewende Laan community, three times a week. Woodlands Dairy admires her effort and donates groceries monthly, as well as 20 loaves of bread each week, to enable her to provide …

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Joshua Project
Joshua Project

This community project, based in Pellsrus, caters for the educational needs of youngsters, who have passed the school going age and are battling to cope with their studies and have not completed their schooling. This is also a Drop-In Centre in the afternoons to between 50 – 70 children, who are offered a sandwich lunch. …

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Nqubela Creche
Nkqubela Crèche

Nkqubela Crèche in KwaNomzamo, operated by Margaret Mtsele, was established in 2000 and caters for 30 children in ages ranging from 1 to 4 years of age with three teachers. We assisted the crèche with stationery, blankets, mattresses and crockery in the past. This year we will assist Margaret by upskilling her current workers and …

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Giving soup to the poor
Bet-El Revival Centre

The vision of the church is to establish integrated ministries of outreach and evangelism bring healing in all areas of life and restore dignity of people. When they realised how many children come from school to a home where both parents are either unemployed or not around to give them anything to eat, they partnered …

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Children playing at Haasbekkies Daycare Centre with the new wendy house.
Haasbekkies Daycare

The main purpose of the centre is to provide a safe and secure place for the kids of Arcadia and surrounding areas. They care for 70 children. Currently children access the facility via the kitchen which poses a safety risk. We will purchase a Wendy House which will be equipped with the necessary ablution and …

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Pensioners at the Jongilana Service Centre
Jongilanga Service Centre

This project is a planned programme of activities designed to promote well-being through social and health related services of the KwaNomzamo Community. It is a day-care centre of pensioners. Their vision is to provide due care to the lives of the helpless, neglected and destitute pensioners, so that they live as valued members of society …

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Kruisfontein Educare Créche kids and staff
Kruisfontein Educare Crèche

The crèche was established in 2001. 55 Kids are cared for and the institution receives no government subsidy. School fees paid by parents are minimal and they often struggle to maintain the building they occupy. We identified that security is a risk at the crèche. The doors are always closed for fear that the children …

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Ithemba Family Support Centre

This institution comprises of the following: Edu-care Centre Take care of 170 children between ages 3 and 6 years old. They follow an approved curriculum in basic    education and aim to get all children school ready. They serve breakfast, a snack at 10am and a balanced meal at lunchtime. Afterschool Programme: 94 children are …

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Staff & Kids of Madiba Bay Créche
Madiba Bay Crèche

The organisation serves to sustain development of children in disadvantaged communities in Jeffrey’s Bay. They strive to care and support children through education and nutrition. They aim to create a safe environment for these children. We will supply the school with 25 web beds.

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Woodlands Dairy is supplying the Meals on Wheels with blankets
Meals-on-Wheels Community Service

This is a humanitarian initiative that strives to bring relief to the country’s less fortunate and aged, irrespective of class, colour or culture. During winter they have a blanket drive which we will support by supplying a minimum of 100 blankets.

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