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Pupils collaborate for community change

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In a vibrant display of youthful enthusiasm and civic responsibility, pupils from various schools came together for a brainstorming session at the Kimberley Rotary Clubhouse.

Pupils from different schools came together for a brainstorming session at the Kimberley Rotary Clubhouse. Picture: Supplied

IN A VIBRANT display of youthful enthusiasm and civic responsibility, pupils from various schools came together for a brainstorming session at the Kimberley Rotary Clubhouse, organised by the Rotary Rotoractors and Interactors.

The event saw an impressive turnout, with pupils and students from Kimberley Boys’ High School, CBC, Northern Cape High, Girls’ High School and Sol Plaatje University contributing their voices and ideas towards making a tangible difference in their community.

Marry-Anne Daubermann, a prominent figure on the organising committee, expressed her delight at the level of engagement and commitment shown by the attending pupils. “It’s truly inspiring to witness such dedication and passion among our youth,” she remarked.

Throughout the session, a myriad of innovative proposals were put forth, each aimed at addressing pressing issues within the community.

Among the noteworthy ideas discussed were:

Cancer Relay: Scheduled for the second term, this initiative aims to raise awareness and funds for the Cancer Association and support services. It is a testament to the pupils’ compassion and drive to make a positive impact on those battling this formidable disease.

Love Box Project: Schools will spearhead collections of various items to create “Love Boxes” for children in need. This heartwarming endeavour seeks to spread joy and support to those who may be facing difficult circumstances.

Easter Egg Hunt for Orphanages: In the spirit of inclusivity and celebration, pupils proposed organising an Easter egg hunt for orphanages, fostering a sense of community and shared joy during the festive season.

Clean Up the Environment: Recognising the importance of environmental stewardship, pupils pledged to take action to clean up their surroundings, contributing to a cleaner, greener future for all.

Musical Talent Evening: A showcase of the vibrant artistic talents within the community, this event promises to be a celebration of creativity and unity. Funds collected at the event will be handed over to assist in early childhood development.

The success of these initiatives hinges greatly on the support and guidance provided by committed Rotarians. Their unwavering dedication to nurturing the next generation of community leaders is evident in their steadfast support of events like these.

As the session drew to a close, there was a palpable sense of optimism and determination in the air. The pupils left feeling energised and empowered, ready to turn their ideas into action and create meaningful change within their community.

In a world often fraught with challenges, it is heartening to see the youth stepping up, armed with compassion, creativity and a shared vision for a brighter tomorrow.

With initiatives like these, the future of our community indeed looks promising.

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