Voting takes place online
Only registered walkers for the second Official Walk may vote.
The link is emailed to the registered walkers.
Voting starts at 12:00 on Tuesday, 24 August and ends on Monday, 30 August 2021 at 23:55.
npo no.: 211-254
panthera big cat sanctuary
Panthera Africa is an educational centre and a sanctuary for big cats, where no breeding or trading takes place.
PROPOSED PROJECT: Funding is required to build a “night” house that connects to the enclosure so that the existing enrichment enclosure can be used as an infirmary should an animal take ill.
NPO NO.: 031-293
HERMANUS WALDORF SCHOOL
The school is located in sandbaai hermanus. It has two Kindergarten classes and the Primary School goes up to Class 7.
PROPOSED PROJECT: The existing 23 seater vehicle is too small to transport the children on a daily basis and an additional vehicle needs to accommodate the overflow. The vehicle will also be used to transport their marimba band and the Zwelihle boxing club members.
npo no.: 21-377-602
izibusiso foster home
Izibusiso became an independent Foster Home in June 2021, previously a joint venture between HCFS and the congregation of the United Church in Hermanus.
It seeks to address the plight of small children in Zwelihle.
PROPOSED PROJECT: To upgrade and provide safe perimeter walls and security for their existing premises in Zwelihle. The perimeter walls have poor foundations which cause the panels to collapse and are very often vandalised, particularly during unrest in Hermanus.
NPO NO.: 226-287
HANDEVAT MUSIEK PROJECT KLEINMOND
The Handevat Music development programme for young people from the hangklip area seeks to develop young people in many ways – through the use of music tuition: recorder, guitar, marimba, brass, woodwind, strings and singing.
PROPOSED PROJECT: Funding is required to purchase mobile classrooms to house ongoing teaching of learners. The classrooms will also be used to teach maths and store the musical instrumetns. Location is confirmed as Mthimkulu Village Centre, Kleinmond.
NPO NO.: 022-741
OVERSTRAND CARE CENTRE
The Overstrand care centre is situated in Hawston – a previously disadvantaged community in the greater Hermanus. services include: the sustainable livelihoods targeted feeding programme that provides targeted feeding to persons experiencing hunger and malnutrition that fall outside the Nutritional therapeutic programme of the department of health.
PROPOSED PROJECT: Upgrade of existing security system for the safety of patients and staff within the community of Hawston. As a result of high unemployment in Hawston a surge in substance abuse and use. Hawston has seen an uprising of house breaking and robberies.
NPO NO.: 049-950
THE MAIN EMPHASIS OF THE PEBBLES PROJECT IS EDUCATION. THIS NPO ENRICHES THE LIVES OF DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN THE AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITIES OF THE WESTERN CAPE. THEY FOCUS ON THE ENTIRE LIFE OF THE CHILD AND THE CHALLENGING CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH THEY LIVE IN ORDER TO MAKE A SIGNIFICANT AND LASTING DIFFERENCE.
PROPOSED PROJECT: The Pebbles Academy opened in 2019 when the local school closed down and is in need of additional classrooms to accommodate all the learners that reside on more than 40 farms in the Hemel and Aarde Valley.
npo no.: 003-425
SOFCA FRAIL CARE
SOFCA is a non-profit organization that offers a residential care centre for the elderly, frail, disabled and infirm residents in Hermanus and surrounding districts. The Hermanus Frail Care t/a SOFCA offers residents a safe, caring home that includes comfortable accommodation, 3 meals a day, laundry service and 24 hours a day professional nursing care. In addition, there is a weekly programme of activities including spritual counseling, musical entertainment, gym-trim sessions, bingo afternoons, birthday parties and visits by volunteers – all included in our basic monthly fee.
Proposed Project: SOFCA needs to upgrade the 8 bathrooms to ensure thay are safe for their elderly residents.
NPO NO.: 003-425
The Conseration of the Cape Floral Kingdom and the upliftment of the communities therein.
The Green Futures Education programme relates to all education initiatives with a core conservation focus that engage with the community and empower individuals to participate in conservation and eco-tourism.
“Making a wheel difference”
Grootbos wants to take training to the Overstrand and communities. They need a vehicle to safely transport youth for training. Offering free, accredited skills training, curricula, and entrepreneurship to young men and women in the Overstrand.
npo no.: 200-368
CREATIVE SKILLS FACTORY
Creative skills factory’s mission is to provide holistic support for young children, their families, caregivers and teachers in order to assist them in building social and emotional skills as a foundation for life. We offer programmes to enhance teaching and learning, in an educational and community-based setting in Masakhane, Die Kop and Stanford in the Overberg region in South Africa
PROPOSED PROJECT: Horse Therapy for children – the COVID-19 crisis has added to the pressure of children not being in school regularly which may also affect their school career and long-term academic performance. Creative Skills Factory has trialed a comprhensive interactive Horse Interaction Programme to counteract these influences.
NPO NO.: 016-676
KLEINMOND ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY (KAWS)
KAWS is a non-profit organisation with the aim to serve the areas of Rooi Els, Pringle Bay, Betty’s Bay, Kleinmond and Salandra by taking care of the community’s unwanted, mistreated and neglected pets.
KAWS advocate and promote the sterilisation of cats and dogs to curb unwanted breeding in an already overpopulated pet community. KAWS sterilise, dip, vaccinate, deworm and treat illnesses of animals in our low-income communities and provide a safe haven for homeless or surrendered animals until they are able to place them in good, loving homes.
PROPOSED PROJECT: Upgrade and refurbishment of the existing animal enclosures and facilities. This includes 2 kitchens, a laundry room and staff and visitor bathrooms.