The Healthy Mom & Baby Clinic offers pre and post-natal and clinic care to mothers and their babies in the surrounding communities of Jeffreys Bay. Kouga Wind Farm sponsored the purchase of a dopler machine, scanning equipment, clinic supplies and 18 months of mom and baby care classes for their patients in September 2015.
The Boys Brigade is a youth organization which has been present in South Africa since 1889. The Kouga Battalion was established in July 2012. The organization strives to keep boys from age 6 to 18 years off the street and occupied with different kinds of programmes, including a marching band. Kouga Wind farm funded the purchase of new instruments in September 2015.
Sandwater Primary school is a rural school situated in Umzamowethu outside of Oyster Bay. The newly built school building is under resourced. Kouga Wind Farm provided the school with new school furniture for the learners and staff and a solar powered computer lab in 2015. In February 2016 Kouga Wind Farm began leveling and fencing the playing field at the school.
Kouga Wind Farm funded the refurbishement of a container which was converted to an office and storage room for the Caretaker of the Sea Vista Sports Ground. The caretaker had no shelter at the sports field making it difficult for him to be at the field when weather conditions were not favourable.
Oyster Bay, 4 September 2015 – MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism Honourable Sakhumzi Somyo has officially opened the R2bn Kouga Wind Farm at Oyster Bay in the Eastern Cape, with the 32 turbines of the fully commercial operating wind farm adding about 300 GWh per annum of clean renewable energy to the national power grid.
August 7th was a joyous day at Sandwater Primary School, Oyster Bay, with the arrival of their very own Solar Powered Computer Lab sponsored by the Kouga Wind Farm through Give IT Back.
The Kouga Wind Farm, at Oyster Bay, in the Eastern Cape, has spent about R1-million on corporate social investment (CSI) during its construction phase, with local communities benefiting from investments in health, child care, food security, education, sport, transport and infrastructure development.
The KWF CSI team has invested in the Sandwater Primary School with the provision of a Reading Programme in English and Afrikaans and the installation of a jungle gym.
The Kouga Wind Farm has upgraded the sports facilities of the Sea Vista community and invested in a new children’s play park, as part of its corporate social investment commitment to the communities neighbouring the R2bn renewable energy project at Oyster Bay in the Eastern Cape.
The Kouga Wind Farm has been working with the community to establish a soup kitchen in Umzamowethu and the soup kitchen officially opened its doors Wednesay 3 April 2014, running twice a week to start (Wednesday and Saturday).
The Taalmuseum, together with Media 24 and the South African Translators Institute donated Afrikaans story books to the Sandwater Primary School Scholars. The Kouga Wind Farm arranged this event, and provided sports balls for the school.
The KWF team bought new large pots for both Aunt Aggie's Soup Kitchen and Aunt Margret's Soup Kitchen in Sea Vista - they were officially handed over on the 11 Dec 2013. In addition, the Kouga Wind Farm has officially taken over the provisioning project for both Aggie’s Soup Kitchen and Shekinah Ministries soup kitchen in Sea Vista from St Francis Rotarians.