Socio-economic Development


De Aar Solar Power’s Economic Development Programme has contributed over R10-million during the first 2 years of operations.  An amount of R7.5-million, has been contributed to a number of social economic beneficiaries. R2.5-million, has been allocated to the benefit of various local businesses, as part of our enterprise development programme.

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School Literacy Programme

R197 000 literacy programme implemented across 10 local schools to help learners improve reading and spelling. Spell It’s goal is “Learn-Ready” a literacy programme, which...
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Foundation for Alcohol Related Research

De Aar Solar Power supports the Foundation for Alcohol Related Research (FARR), to the value of around R550 000. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is the...
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Scholarship Fund for Engineering Students

Renewable Energy Scholarship Fund contributed R850 000 to develop young engineering students. This scholarship programme enables young mechatronics and electrical engineering students from around...
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Early Childhood Development Resources

R400 000 towards ECD teaching aids and resources to create centres of education. Investment in the development, care and protection of children’s needs, is...
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Telematics Programme

R95 000 to install the satellite broadcast programme in high schools. We are providing learners with the opportunity to improve their competency and aptitude...
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Reading Coach Programme

R512 000 Contributed Towards a Foundation Phase Reading Coach Support Programme Across 14 Local Community Schools. One of the highlights of De Aar Solar...
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Bursaries for Early Childhood Development Practitioners

An Early Childhood Development (ECD) Practitioners Bursary Programme valued at R450 000, has been established in partnership with the Department of Education to improve...
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Audit of Early Childhood Development Centres

R45 000 has been spent on a comprehensive Early Childhood Development audit to ensure that programmes will be effective and valuable to the communities...
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Gentle Care Centre

The Gentlecare Care Centre in Britstown received a donation of R75 000 from De Aar Solar Power, to assist in their care for terminally...
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Local School Support During 2013

During De Aar Solar Power’s construction period an amount of over R846 000 was contributed to the local schools to help improve infrastructure, buy...
Majority shareholder, Globeleq is jointly managing the construction of De Aar Solar Power and will play a key role as the management company during operations.