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Community Development

THE FIVE FOCUS AREAS OF THE WAITROSE FOUNDATION

The Foundation has a broad rural social development focus but gives preference to sustainable initiatives with direct impact on the mission, vision and objectives of the Foundation.

Health Care

THE FIVE FOCUS AREAS OF THE WAITROSE FOUNDATION

The Foundation has a broad rural social development focus but gives preference to sustainable initiatives with direct impact on the mission, vision and objectives of the Foundation.

Environmental Sustainability

THE FIVE FOCUS AREAS OF THE WAITROSE FOUNDATION

The Foundation has a broad rural social development focus but gives preference to sustainable initiatives with direct impact on the mission, vision and objectives of the Foundation.

Education & Training

THE FIVE FOCUS AREAS OF THE WAITROSE FOUNDATION

The Foundation has a broad rural social development focus but gives preference to sustainable initiatives with direct impact on the mission, vision and objectives of the Foundation.

Community
Development


Worker and community engagement on development projects

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Health
Care


HIV projects
TB projects

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Environmental
Sustainability


Renewable community energy sources
Capacity developed for sustainable

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Education
& Training


Education strategy
Creches and after-school care

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Sustainable
Livelihood


Improve capacity and leadership of core foundation beneficiaries

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Latest

WAITROSE FOUNDATION AT WORK

Sanddrift Afterschool Centre

May, 2019

The Waitrose Foundation’s Field Manager, Hilda Links and Educational Facilitator, Eleanor Louw, recently visited Sanddrift farm in De Doorns region of the Western Cape.

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The necessity of ‘Adaptability’ in Social Development Processes

May, 2019

Cederberg Wines is located near Clanwilliam in the beautiful Cederberg region of the Western Cape, South Africa.

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The Benefits of having Access

April, 2019

A key component of the Waitrose & Partners Foundation’s vision of establishing sustainable and dynamic supply chains, are linked to the need on partner farms of having access to...

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Beyond the Obvious

January, 2019

We often overlook the not-so-obvious impact of the Waitrose Foundation on the social upliftment in agri-worker communities on partner farms.

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Effective partnerships expand programme potential.

January, 2019

The collaboration between the committee of Lourens Ferreira and Waitrose Foundation staff enhanced the capacity of the farm to resolve internal challenges...

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News

New & exciting activities contribute to Community Wellbeing

November, 2018

The impact of the Waitrose Foundation’s annual conference theme, namely ‘Community Wellbeing – Beyond Physical Health’ is still evident on member farms.

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‘The Arts’ can contribute to staff wellbeing

November, 2018

Monteith Farm in Grabouw, Western Cape explored ‘new territory’ (for them), when they involved drama therapists in a team building exercise for all their permanent staff members. The Waitrose Foundation conference exposed the farm’s project coordinator and representatives to this practice which confirmed their plans to introduce it to the farm.

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The dawn of a new era amongst Morester Youth.

November, 2018

The worker committee of Morester Farm in Piketberg, Western Cape has always been aware of the potential that is un- or under-developed amongst their...

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Investment in agri-worker development gives a good return…

September, 2018

The efforts of creating access to opportunities are often tentative because there is no guarantee that the intended beneficiaries will use or make a success of the opportunity granted.

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Events

There will be no Annual Conference held in 2019.