It is all hands on deck as pupils and teachers at the Van Stadens Reserve School, Yellowwoods Farm School, and St Albans Primary School are actively involved in the maintenance and improvement of the Food gardens at their respective schools under the guidance of Bountiful Grains.
The gardens have been producing enough vegetables, despite limited rainfall, to provide vegetables for the meals prepared at school as well as for vulnerable members within the communities.
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In May 2017 the Nomzamo Creche at Witteklip begun a fresh start as Beautiful Beginnings crèche. With the assistance of the Isivuno mentors the crèche has started implementing daily educational programmes that offer educational stimulation and skills to the children, coupled with an increased focus on improving nutrition. Significant progress has been made with regards to the governance of the crèche as well as administrative operations.
Metrowind is proud to be able to support the great strides that are being taken by Beautiful Beginnings towards independence and self-management, under the leadership of the Head Teacher Ntombizanda Plaatjie, and the guidance of Isivuno Training. /p>
The Redhouse Yacht Club (RYC) runs a training and transformation programme for kids from the Nelson Mandela Bay area (primary and high school) throughout the year.
Support was given to RYC for training Bash Luncedo, a young sailor from New Brighton, as an instructor, upgrading the training venue and facilities, and to sponsor 10 kids from the 2016 “Learn to Sail” programme, who were rewarded for their hard work, to participate in the 24Hr regatta held in April.
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