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LETSATSI BORUTHO COMMUNITY TRUST NEWSLETTER

LETSATSI BORUTHO COMMUNITY TRUST NEWSLETTER

June 2021. The Trust was established by Droogfontein Solar Power (Pty) Ltd (also known as the Droogfontein plant or the Droogfontein project company) as part of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer (REIPP) programme implemented by the government to assist in alleviating South Africa’s electricity shortage. Read our Newsletter here
WE ARE HIRING – COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

WE ARE HIRING – COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Location: Cape Town or Johannesburg, with regular travel to operational areas of the Trusts in the Northern and Eastern Cape. Role summary: To develop and implement a corporate communication strategy that: • Creates a high public profile for the Trusts thereby developing an environment that is seen as positive by government and the communities wherein
Call for Proposals – Youth Development Programme

Call for Proposals – Youth Development Programme

Scope of Work Design and implement (from the beginning of 2022) a coherent, three-year programme to support youth in schools and out-of-school that achieves the objectives outlined above, with a clear monitoring and evaluation framework that includes data on beneficiaries according to indicators provided by the Trust. Completed proposals are due no later than 12h00
ANNUAL FINANCIAL UPDATES

ANNUAL FINANCIAL UPDATES

The power plant, Droogfontein Solar Power (RF) (Pty) Ltd, is owned by various shareholders of which the trust is one of them. The trust owns 4% of the power plant via a 100% owned private company, Droogfontein Renewable Energy Company (RF) (Pty) Ltd Letsatsi Borutho Trust Annual finance update_28 February 2020
2021 BURSARY APPLICATIONS

2021 BURSARY APPLICATIONS

Inviting bursary applications from South African Citizens (not older than 35yrs) with identifiable residential proof from communities within a 50km radius of the Droogfontein Solar Power plant. Letsatsi Borutho Bursary Application_2021
Annual Report 2019/2020

Annual Report 2019/2020

July 2020 This report will be focusing on the 2019 Letsatsi Borutho Trust activities as Trustees won’t be able to organise the usual Annual Engagement meetings due to Covid-19 regulations. Unfortunately, the target communities will not have an opportunity to meet with the trustees in person and engage the trustees about the activities in their
CALL FOR GRANT PROPOSALS

CALL FOR GRANT PROPOSALS

June 2020 The Trust hereby calls for grant applications from eligible groups within the beneficiary community area to support specific activities over a period of no longer than 12 months starting in October 2020: The deadline for submission of grant applications is 30 July 2020. Please send your grant proposals to Zukile Tom at zukile@letsatsiborutho.co.za
COVID-19

COVID-19

South African COVID-19 Resource Portal: https://sacoronavirus.co.za
CALL FOR BENEFICIARY TRUSTEES

CALL FOR BENEFICIARY TRUSTEES

The Letsatsi Borutho Trust, which owns a 4% share in Droogfontein Solar Power, was established with the objective of carrying out public benefit activities in the local community, within a 50 km radius of the wind farm. The Trust seeks to establish its governance structure by appointing TWO Beneficiary Trustees. Nominations are sought from all
Letsatsi Borutho Trust Bursary Programme 2020 Application

Letsatsi Borutho Trust Bursary Programme 2020 Application

INFORMATION LETTER This Bursary Programme is funded by Letsatsi Borutho Trust. Letsatsi Borutho Trust invites bursary applications from the surrounding community. The bursary is open to persons who are South African citizens and want to study further at South African suitably registered tertiary institutions, notably TVET colleges, universities of technology or universities. Prospective students studying