Tourism Community Development Trust


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Presentation by Bronwen Wetton of the Tourism Community Development Trust. Given on 13 February 2012 for the Responsible Cape Town Pecha Kucha, part of Responsible Tourism Week 2012.

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Tourism Community Development Trust

  1. 1. Since 2004NPO Registration No.:047-830 Tourism Community Development Trust
  2. 2. Background• Formed in 2004.• 4 members of the Tourism Industry recognised the need for help in many disadvantaged areas.• Working together & pooling funds and resources could bring significant change to local communities• More partners over the years joined as Friends of the Trust allowing more sustainable projects to be undertaken
  3. 3. Our GoalBringing together all members in the Tourism & Hospitality industry to create meaningful & long lasting change in disadvantaged communities around us.
  4. 4. Projects To Date Masikhule Crèche Replaced Shack with brand new Crèche
  5. 5. Projects To DateBaphumelele Educare Centre in KhayalitchaThe centre was in bad condition and was given a complete revamp.
  6. 6. Projects To Date Rosalia’s Soup Kitchen Rosie is an angel who provides food to 100s of hungry children daily.The Trust rebuilt her kitchen into a proper brick structure attached to her home.
  7. 7. Projects To Date Respite Home, Khayalitcha Completed in 2007, 16 bedded clinic
  8. 8. Projects To Date Blomvlei Library, Hanover Park
  9. 9. Projects To Date Blomvlei Library, Hanover Park Hanover Park is a crime, gang & drug ridden community.The new library will act as a place of safety, inspiration and education for the children.
  10. 10. Projects Gold Créche Red Green and To Date From this: To this:We replaced a shack with a new classroom with a Wendy House for thecrèche in Philippi to give the children a safe place during winter and summer.
  11. 11. “The travel and tourism industry could do more to reducepoverty and support sustainable local economic development in destination communities.• Only 18% of companies questioned have sustainable supply chains and procurement policies in place.” • WTM SURVEY 2011
  12. 12. Membership Options Bronze Silver Gold R1500 p/a R2500 p/a R4000 p/a Platinum Diamond R9000 p/a R10000 + p/aBenefits include:  BEE Scorecard points  Tax deductible  Use of logo on marketing material/ website  And more…
  13. 13. Bring your clients to see the projects Overseas visitors bring books to Blomvlei Library
  14. 14. Join our volunteer days
  15. 15. Bring your staff to our volunteer days Mandela Day 2011 – Overlanding Africa Staff dig in compost and inserting tree supports.
  16. 16. More Mandela Day Volunteers Picking up litter in the school grounds
  17. 17. World Responsible Tourism Day SATSA members came out to plant trees to celebrate World Responsible Tourism Day
  18. 18. Get in touch with communities around you.“ tourism related industry members are starting to realise the real positive impact a good sustainability programme can make to both their profitability and to the future of our planet.” WTM SURVEY 2011
  19. 19. Support our fundraising eventsWe have an annual Fundraiser dinner which is always good fun while supporting the work we do at the TCD Trust.
  20. 20. We thank you for the opportunity to present the Tourism Community Development Trust to you.