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Blomvlei Multi-Purpose Centre Presentation -


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Blomvlei Multi-Purpose Centre project was initiated by the Tourism Community Development Trust ( in response to Blomvlei Primary School’s expression of need through the 567mw Cape Talk “Silence the Violence” campaign in 2005. The purpose of the project is to build a multi-purpose facility on the premises of the Blomvlei Primary School grounds in Hanover Park. Facilities to be developed at the Blomvlei Multi-Purpose Centre include: Library, Media Resource Centre, Hall, Indoor Recreation Area, Conference Facilities, Outdoor Recreation & Sports Area and an Urban Greening Area. The project is being managed by the Management Agency - Reciprocity. Contact Andrew Purnell – for more details.

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Blomvlei Multi-Purpose Centre Presentation -

  1. 1. Tourism Community Development Trust Di Thomas / Day Trippers Andre Van Kets / Drive South Africa
  2. 2. The TCD Trust <ul><li>The Trustees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lisa Mason / Ashanti Lodge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enver Mally / Grass Routes Tours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Di Thomas / Day Trippers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Andre Van Klets / Drive South Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our Aim: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To form a legal body to act as a conduit for donations generated directly or indirectly by Tourism players </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To ensure that such funds were properly administered and put to good use in needy communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eventually to expand to Every Tourism Related Business </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Where do we get our funding from ? <ul><li>2 main Sources of Income: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foreign Travelers: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To date we have received in excess of R1 million in donations from these tourists. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Friends of the Trust: Local tourism companies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Donation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>as well as offering services pro bono for Community Causes. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. We Brought The Friends of The Trust …
  5. 5. From Cape Town…
  6. 6. … to the Cape Townships
  7. 7. 2004: MASIKHULE HOME CRÈCHE From 6o Children in a Shack To…
  9. 9. 2005: ROSIES SOUP KITCHEN - KHAYELITSHA <ul><li>The Soup Kitchen: </li></ul><ul><li>Valuable Source of Sustainability </li></ul>
  10. 10. 2006:BAPHUMELELE EDUCARE CENTRE - KHAYELITSHA <ul><li>From filthy toilets, </li></ul><ul><li>peeling walls, </li></ul><ul><li>leaky roofs…. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>To … </li></ul>2006:BAPHUMELELE EDUCARE CENTRE - KHAYELITSHA
  12. 12. 2007: RESPITE CARE CENTRE FOR HIV INFECTED CHILDREN And We All contributed
  13. 13. 2007: RESPITE CARE CENTRE FOR HIV INFECTED CHILDREN Until the Achievement
  14. 14. What’s Next !?
  15. 16. … Blomvlei School
  16. 17. … Blomvlei School
  17. 18. Blomvlei Multi Purpose Center <ul><ul><ul><li>Library / Media Resource Centre </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Central Hall & Indoor Recreation Area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outdoor Recreation & Sports Area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gardening Project / Urban Greening Area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer program to aid with staff training & sustainability </li></ul></ul></ul>Step 1. Dialogue with Stakeholders
  18. 19. Blomvlei Multi Purpose Center From…
  19. 20. Blomvlei Multi Purpose Center To …
  20. 21. Why Become a Friend of the Trust?
  21. 22. WHY BECOME A FRIEND OF THE TRUST? <ul><li>Business reasons </li></ul><ul><li>From a practical Point of view </li></ul><ul><li>To an Ethical… A Moral… A Patriotic… Perspective </li></ul>
  22. 23. We Can All Make This Happen ! <ul><li>We are a more of less 55 in this room </li></ul><ul><li>6 TCD members are present this evening </li></ul><ul><li>What if all of us contribute? </li></ul><ul><li>50 x </li></ul><ul><li>Diamond Platinium Gold Silver </li></ul>
  23. 24. Thank You From The TCD Trust From all our Friends