Care & Grow
The Concordia Primary School in Montagu undertook an educational trip to Cape Town where the children visited The World of Birds in Hout Bay as well as Robben Island.
Since its inception six years ago, the Kaap Agri suppliers charity golf day has become a very special event on the Kaap Agri calendar, and this is thoroughly proven by the way the Kaap Agri suppliers has supported this day.
For their community project, the Marble Hall Agrimark decided to deploy a soup kitchen for the unemployed and homeless people in and around Marble Hall.
As part of their social responsibility program, the Ceres Agrimark recently paid a visit to the Wanganella Primary School.
When farmers from the local community in Omaruru in Namibia approached the Omaruru Agrimark for assistance due to the severe effect of the current drought, Elanie Sowden, Trade Clerk, reported that they decided to make a donation of five ration packs.
Johan du Toit, Manager of the Klawer Agrimark, recently made a donation to the Door of Hope soup kitchen in Klawer.
Francois Erasmus, Manager of the Nelspruit Agrimark, through the assistance of Schalk van Wyk, Regional Product Manager, and Bayer, donated deworming medication as well as dipping fluid to the local SPCA, who experiences a major problem with bush-tics.
It has become an annual institution for a local soup kitchen in Tulbagh to prepare a Christmas meal for more than 250 needy children.
The Simondium Rural Development Forum established a crechè in Simondium in October 2013. According to Nazely Valentyn, Manager of the Forum, there was an urgent need in the community to give day care for the children from the local informal settlement and surrounding farms. Porridge and lunch are given to the children which are between the ages of one and four.
Jaco van Zyl, Manager, reported that the Ceres Pakmark decided to donate a water tank to the Peter Strauss Home in Ceres. This centre houses needy people who are totally reliant on the government pension fund.
Open Gardens is a community project in Franschhoek where the informal settlement, Groendal, donates pot plants and selected owners of property also have open days where their gardens can be viewed by the public.
The Darling Trust focuses on the wellbeing of the Darling community. Literacy, education, health, care of the aged and skills development forms the core of their activities.