MEDIA & RESPONSIBILITY
As a hospitality business Verlorenkloof employs a large number of female staff; in fact two generations from most households, grandmothers and moms, are working full time. This creates a need for baby and child minding, but also the wonderful opportunity for an early childhood development program, for a total in all of about 25 kiddies.
The staff had approached us last year and proposed that, if we could provide a venue at Matsepo, the staff village on the farm, the parents would be willing to contribute R200 per month per child towards paying a teacher, support staff, and covering other monthly costs.
As a trial we set up a small crèche with 7 kiddies at the farmhouse two years ago and the success was immediately apparent...
FIRST TIME RUGBY AT VERLORENKLOOF
Being an avid sports enthusiast and participant, I fully grasp the importance of exposing the people around me, be it young or old, to the pleasures of exercise. My passion for rugby is the driving force why I want to expose others from a young age to this wonderful game, as opposed to it being forced upon them later in life. That is why I decided to organise an informal rugby clinic for the kids of the Verlorenkloof Village during the second week of December....
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