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Vestas Empowerment Trust

The strategy of the Vestas Empowerment Trust is concentrated on improving primary school education outcomes in the Grahamstown area in the Eastern Cape. The Trust is committed to supporting socio-economic development initiatives that are directed towards the alleviation of poverty and the development of communities in this area.

The Vestas Empowerment Trust is the dedicated instrument through which Vestas southern Africa channels its Social Economic Development (SED) spend, and is hoping to make a difference in the area of its operations in Eastern Cape. The Trust’s investments are structured to contribute to sustainable educational development and focus specifically on the primary education phase. The Trust feels it is important to direct funding at an earlier stage in the education continuum.

Vestas southern Africa have established themselves as a leading renewable energy provider in South Africa and aim to contribute to the development of South Africa throughout their tenure in the country.

Application and reporting deadlines

Applications for 2014 are now closed.