WF (SA) BOARDMEETING This event was held at Spier in Stellenbosch, Western Cape The Waitrose Foundation (SA) Board of Directors Wednesday, July 22, 2015 FARM VISIT : MOUTON CITRUS The WF (SA) Board and Prima Fruit members visited Mouton Citrus in Citrusdal for an unforgettable day. The talented Mouton Citrus farm workers prepared an […]
The next Waitrose Foundation Board Meeting will be held at Majeka House, Stellenbosch on 20 January 2016.
Theme: Parenting and Education Summary All delegates were well-prepared with their power-point presentations, posters and other material for display. This gives evidence of the preparation and support received on the respective farms. New Foundation members were well represented, confirming the interest farms have in the programmes of the Foundation as well as its commitment to […]
Waitrose Ltd Commercial Director, Mr Mark Williamson visited South Africa during July 2015 to attend the WF (SA) Anniversary Celebrations. Mr Williamson is responsible for the sourcing, buying, ranging and pricing of branded and own label products. Mr Williamson joined the Partnership in June 2004 as Head of Buying, Grocery. In April 2005 his portfolio was widened […]CONTINUE READING →
A festive Gala Dinner was held to celebrate the achievements of the Foundation in collaboration with Waitrose and it’s supply partners over the last ten years. This event was the ideal opportunity to give special recognition to member farms who excelled in the focus areas of the foundation. EDUCATION Timberlea: Media Centre– The Media […]CONTINUE READING →
Belita Humphries Belita is an Aftercare facilitator at Denau, a farm in the Hex Valley, since 2012. She always strives to improve herself and therefore welcomed the opportunity given to her by farm management when they enrolled her at the International Leadership Academy, 1- 5 June 2015, for a leadership course. At first she was […]CONTINUE READING →
The Waitrose Foundation Educational Program uses CAMI computer software to help promote learning among Waitrose Foundation member farm school children.The CAMI Edu Suite is a collection of programs that includes Maths, a Perceptual Skills Builder as well as a Reading and a Language System. The project started on 16th February 2012 with 2 pilot sites. […]CONTINUE READING →
A critical part of building capacity amongst Worker Committees is creating opportunities for them to apply the knowledge gained during the training and building experience with small but significant projects. Planning and delivering the Holiday Programme gave the Lushof committee such an opportunity and addressed an important need expressed by parents. Parents were concerned about […]CONTINUE READING →