Situated on a picturesque, peaceful 110-hectare country estate in White River, Uplands is an independent co-educational school catering for pupils from Grade 000 through to Matric, with boarding from Grade 5 to 12. The school offers exceptional academic, sport, cultural facilities and results, equestrian centre and a caring boarding environment.
Video footage of a day in October over White River, Mpumalanga.
A single solution to the country’s education woes is unlikely, but 2Enable is ticking many boxes as a practical, affordable and far reaching solution which fits the diverse levels of education and communication infrastructure in South Africa. “An African solution to an African problem,” says Mike. And homegrown here in White River.
Manuel Tini, fondly know has Banana, is a local White River informal trader. Erven Mtimkhulu speaks to Banana about street vending and community.
Elke plek het voordele en nadele en positiewe denke en aksies gaan baie ver. Desmund Tutu het gesê: “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” As elkeen in Witrivier op sy eie manier net ‘n klein verskil begin maak, gaan dit op die ou end ‘n groot impak hê.
Palliative care includes physical, psycho-social and spiritual support which is tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes, focusing on pain and symptom management. They also provide support to the patient’s family during this emotional and difficult time.
The town is full of individuals doing good work and being successful. We want to support them and help them shine even more. But White River needs more teamwork and less reliance on the stars among us and the luck of our location. We need less talk and more active conversations where we listen and then work to build on each other’s ideas.
With an avalanche of negative reporting the Doomsday prophets proclaim we are on the road to nowhere. But that is not what I chose to focus on. I cannot change the world, or even my country. I can however change my attitude and the way I interact with life.
Video footage of a day at Klipkoppie dam near White River.
Prince Boateng has been living in White River for 8 years and cuts hair at Friendz Hair Studio in town. Erven Mtimkhulu chats to him about living in White River and being a part of a community.