Social Facilitation Queries

Dear Valued Stakeholder

We take great pleasure in accouncing the following communty representatives that will serve on the False Bay TVET College Swartklip Project Steering Commitee: (in alphabetical order) Danny Ras, Funeka Mavuso, Funeka Mpetha, Igshaan Carstens, Jacques Baartman, Joseph Jacobs, Khaya Nini, Marshal Nelson, Mzi Kurta, Mzwandile Mwahla, Ndithini Tyhido, Nonho Mthakatha, Odwa Somagqabi,  Siyabulela Mbalo, Thobela Gubudela and Zolile Thyolweni.

We are pleased to inform you that False Bay TVET College (FBC) has concluded the appointment of the prime contractor for the construction of the Swartklip Campus project. GVK-Siya Zama Building Contractors has been appointed as the prime contractor for a tendered amount of R 139 646 464,94 inclusive of Vat. The site hand-over for the project is scheduled for June 2021.

FBC acknowledges the need to create and develop sustainable communities that will address social and economic needs. It is with this notion in mind that False Bay College has identified an opportunity to contribute to developing sustainable communities through the Swartklip Campus project. Whilst the primary objective of the project is to bring education closer to the doorsteps of our communities, the project has the potential of addressing unemployment, development of emerging SMMEs and provide training and transfer of skills. 

In order to establish a framework that will effectively address the development of sustainable communities through the project, we wish to advise you that FBC has appointed Transynergy to assume the role of a Social Facilitator on the project. 

Transynergy is tasked to undertake the following;

• Continuously engaging with stakeholders throughout the project life cycle

• Ensuring the participation of local SMMEs on the project

• Establish a Project Steering Committee that will act as a communication medium between the community and FBC

• Assist FBC in achieving socio-economic development targets

A transparent and Open to All policy has been adopted on the Social Facilitation process, which provides stakeholders a platform and opportunity to engage with Transynergy on matters pertaining to the construction of Swartklip Campus. Stakeholders are urged to contact Transynergy for queries, comments and suggestions on the Swartklip Project.

Transynergy contact details are as follows,

E-mail: fbcswartklip@transynergy.co.za

 

 

Dear Valued Stakeholder

False Bay TVET College (FBC) is delighted to announce significant strides to realizing the commencement of construction for the new Mitchells Plain Campus; to be located at Erf 48076, Strandfontein. Construction is envisaged to commence in May 2022.

The current milestones achieved on the project are as follows,

I. FBC acquiring property (erf 4806) from the City of Cape Town for the purposes of constructing the new Mitchells Plain Campus.

II. Concluding a long-term lease with the Seaview Baptist Church for a portion of Erf 48076, in accordance with the conditions of sale by the City of Cape Town.

III. Appointment of Ebesa Architects to assume the role of professional architects and principal agent on the project.

IV. Appointment of Kuhle Solutions and Development Services (KSDS) to assume the role of a Social Facilitator on the project.

V. Appointment of consulting engineers is currently in progress and is scheduled to be concluded in July 2021.

FBC acknowledges the need to create and develop sustainable communities that will address social and economic needs. It is with this notion in mind that FBC has identified an opportunity to contribute to developing sustainable communities through the construction of the new Mitchells Plain Campus. Whilst the primary objective of the project is to bring education closer to the doorsteps of our communities, the project has the potential of addressing unemployment, development of emerging SMMEs and provide training and transfer of skills. 

In order to establish a framework that will effectively address the development of sustainable communities through the project, we wish to advise that KSDS will play an integral part in accomplishing this and will subsequently become the first line of communication with stakeholders on behalf of FBC. KSDS is an accomplished service provider on the field of Social Facilitation and bring with them much needed expertise.

KSDS is tasked to undertake the following,

• Identify and engage with stakeholders throughout the lifecycle of the project

• Introduce project deliverable and objectives to stakeholders

• Establish a Project Steering Committee that will act as a communication medium between the community and FBC

• Assist FBC in achieving economic development targets

A transparent and Open to All policy has been adopted on the Social Facilitation process, which provides stakeholders a platform and opportunity to engage with KSDS on matters pertaining to the construction of the new Mitchells Plain Campus. Stakeholders are urged to contact KSDS for queries, comments and suggestions on the new Mitchells Plain Campus.

Kuhle Solutions and Development Services contact details are as follows,

E-mail: dmorema@kuhlesolutions.net 

We trust you will find this Process of Social Facilitation to be informative and resourceful.