SNC-Lavalin helps improve day care centre for South African community

March 6, 2018 Africa

Supporting communities we operate in is at the core of SNC-Lavalin’s global sustainability program. In this spirit, we are supporting a local community in Embalenhle, South Africa by bringing hygiene, kitchen facilities and recreational areas to a day care centre. The Lighthouse Day Care Centre is a non-profit organisation that provides free day care for children aged 2-6 years while their parents are at work. 


As part of the initiative, we have donated two large containers, one was converted into a kitchen and the other was converted into a toilet facility. We also planted a vegetable garden for the children so they could see and get involved with how vegetables grow. 

While helping the day care centre, we planned a variety of activities involving everyone. Roles and responsibilities were assigned in groups that included planting vegetables, creating a pathway with concrete tiles in the garden, creating a sandbox and painting a wall in the children’s play area. 

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