Thi­nus Pre­to­rius

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Thi­nus, orig­i­nally from Ka­ree­douw, is head of mar­ket­ing at Wood­lands Dairy. The qual­ity of life here is im­por­tant to him. “It’s safe and quiet, and chil­dren can still ride their bi­cy­cles in the streets.” He be­lieves the schools ben­e­fit the lo­cal econ­omy. “If par­ents have to start driv­ing their chil­dren to schools in other towns, they slowly start to do their shop­ping and more things there too. This has the po­ten­tial to split a com­mu­nity.” Wood­lands con­trib­utes a lot in terms of spon­sor­ships for the schools in Hu­mans­dorp. “We have to look after what we have here,” Thi­nus says. “It’s spe­cial.”

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