Current Community Projects

  • Support to Knysna Sport School and its Development Cycling Programme. KSS provides tuition in eight types of sports for more than 1000 children from all walks of life.
  • Safe Cycling Initiative.
  • Annual bursaries for tertiary education.
  • Support of Municipal Clinic’s TB eradication project.
  • Provision of wheelchairs for disabled individuals.
  • Support for E-Pap’s children’s feeding scheme that provides nutritious food to over 3000 school children every day in the Eden district.
  • Financial assistance to Lovelife’s Gogo programme for HIV/AIDS- affected children.
  • Wide-ranging support for Knysna Sea Cadets.
  • Annual Outward Bound course for young pupils embracing leadership training and adventure.
  • Contribution to Rotary International programme to eradicate Polio worldwide.
  • Distribution of food donated by a supermarket to community preschools safe water supply to various schools.
  • Support for Epilepsy SA.
  • Facilitating a week’s free Ear, Nose & Throat surgery with volunteer specialists.
  • “Get to Know Your Town” course for members of Interact Clubs from different schools.
  • Support for Interact clubs in all the high schools of Knysna.
  • Rotary Eye Screening Project.
  • Rotary Family Health Day.
  • Erecting a social and community centre for Karatara’s Golden Circle by re-locating and renovating three pre-fab classrooms from the Knysna Primary School. This project was done in close cooperation with the Municipality of Knysna.
  • Facilitation of a solar oven for baking to TSiBA College in Karatara. This was a joint project with the Cape Town Rotary Club of Claremont, South Africa, the Rotary Clubs of Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows and Sunrise in the United States, and Rotary International.
  • Projectors for Knysna Primary School.
  • Renovation and maintenance work at the retirement centres of Loeriehof and Vermont.
  • Refurbishing the kitchen of Vermont (MG)
  • Renovating and upgrading the Rainbow of Hope pre-school in Dam-se-Bos.
  • Various contributions to individuals attending national or international events in their specific field of excellence, be it sport, the arts or academic.
  • Support of soup kitchens.

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