SOUTH AFRICA – Woodlands Dairy has announced its dedication to supporting twenty-one impactful projects in the Kouga area as part of its Corporate Social Investment (CSI) efforts for the ongoing financial year.

Among these projects, seven are dedicated to feeding schemes, while nine focus on providing essential care and educational support to children in the region.

According to the company, the CSI initiative this year includes support for four new projects, demonstrating the company’s dedication to expanding its reach and making a tangible difference in the community.

In a LinkedIn post, the company highlighted the projects to be supported this year noting that they include those that have not received support in the past.

One of the projects, established in June 2019, is Care 4 U Support, a non-profit organization situated in Jeffreys Bay.

“The primary goal is to offer nourishing soup to those in need twice a week and are committed to assisting the homeless, sick, elderly, and unemployed residents of Jeffreys Bay,” the company said.

Lelethu Ikhaya Daycare, another recipient, has been operating since 2017, offering care services to over 40 children aged 1 to 4 years old.

The daycare, open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily, provides a vital support system for working parents in the community.

Similarly, Little Angels Day and Educare, established in 2015, which caters to the educational needs of children while ensuring they receive proper nutrition through daily meals and snacks.

Lastly is the Jeugkamp Kiddy Junction, launched in 2021, and provides a safe haven for children while their parents are at work. In addition to offering care, the daycare imparts essential knowledge on health, environmental conservation, safety, and hygiene.

Meanwhile, Woodlands Dairy has also demonstrated its commitment to social responsibility by donating 147 pairs of school shoes and 67 backpacks to underprivileged students at Mzingisi Primary School in Kwa-Nomzamo, Humansdorp.

According to the company, the initiative addresses the pressing needs of students who were attending school with torn or inadequate footwear due to financial constraints within their families.

During the shoe drive, Woodlands Dairy ensured the children stayed hydrated by providing them with 200ml Full Cream milk sachets, delivering essential nutrients for their healthy growth and development.

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