Here is a list of some of the upliftment projects that the Rotary Club of Eshowe are involved in:
Eshowe Community Action Group (ECAG) Project
Started in 1977 by Rotarians, The Eshowe Community Action Group has grown to a fully managed project providing funding to over 2500 Zulu classrooms in the Kwazulu Natal area.Over 150,00 children use these classrooms daily. To date, some R250 million worth of classrooms and school facilities have been constructed.
We are now in the process of providing sanition and water to many schools through the Rotary International Matching grant project.
This bridge was built by Eshowe Rotary Club to assist hundreds of scholars to get to school without having to swim across the Mbongolwane Wetlands every day.Over 400 people per day use this bridge to get to school and the tribal authority.We need to to some repairwork on this bridge.Any takers - we need R5000 to elongate it and do minor repairs.
Entenjane Primary School
Subsidize AIDS orphaned children & feeding scheme.Food is provided by the government but no faciilities, pots, cookers or utensils.We have recently through the interest of one of our visitors John & Josie Keys recieved a donation from a UK School, Paddock Wood Primary School and Rotary Club of
Tunbridge Wells recieved R12000 to upgrade the cooking facilities.I would welcome the new headmaster Mike Olley to keep in contact with us.This is a great project.I can send more pictures, How about pictures of your students and school.
Aids has left many children destitute and help is needed to keep them at school.
Tembimfundo Special School
Aids orhpans are also catered for. About 20 children are catered for under very difficult conditions.Staff are very dedicated and very committed. Edeltraud Parenson and her supporters from Germany are keeping the day to day running expenses paid and are raising money for two new classrooms
Jininindomyama Skills Centre:Mission Statement
Our main purpose is the effective vocational training mainly of lower but also of mid-level manpower resources. We also have a provision for people who never participated in formal education or who have a low level of Academic proficiency.
Club Meetings are held at The George Hotel, Mama Zulu Coffee Shop, Eshowe, Thursday at 18h00... Anyone interested in attending a meeting, please contact Fergus Upfold on +27 (0) 82 7700613