Ryk visits Ronwe Primary

We regularly invite sponsors to visit our projects and to observe the work that we do. Earlier this year Ryk Neethling, CEO of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, attended one of our water safety lessons at Ronwe Primary School in Paarl. We talk to children about basic water safety, we discuss what to do

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Spring day at Monwabisi


The Monwabisi lifesaving club lead a hugely successful Spring Day Water Safety event today. Including Strandfontein Surf Lifesaving, Disaster management, Law Enforcement and Strandfontein Sea Rescue. The programme targeted local children giving them Lifeguard rescue demonstrations and a rescue demonstration from Station 16 using their All Terrain Vehicle and Jet Ski. The children were also

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Beware of Rip currents.

Rip currents ( the darker green water) can clearly be seen near Plettenberg Bay.

This picture shows very clearly what rip currents look like from above. The water flows in towards the beach over sandbanks (It is a lighter colour and the waves break evenly over these areas). To get back out to sea sometimes a rip current – or ‘river’ of water – is formed between two sand

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International Water Safety Day

International Water Safety Day is designed to help spread global awareness of the ongoing drowning pandemic, and educate the youth in becoming safer in and around water. Our Water Safety instructors are visiting schools throughout the day to teach water safety. Percy’s day was well spent at Siseko Primary school teaching kids to be safe

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