Maropeng and the CoolCatz entertain and educate children

  • October 20, 2008

Maropeng recently welcomed hundreds of under-privileged children to the visitor centre as part of the ComutaNet Wild Child outreach programme.

The children, all pupils of Dowling Primary School in Johannesburg, were taken to Maropeng to enjoy the exhibitions and boat ride at Maropeng.

Wild Child is a corporate social investment project of ComutaNet, an outdoor media company. The project is also associated with, whose partnership provided entertainment for the kids by the “CoolCatz” characters, as well as broadcasting inserts of the event on Craze, one of’s children’s programmes.

While the children enjoyed their visit, the Wild Child team visited their school to help repaint and repair identified areas of need on the grounds and in the classrooms.

”It was great to see the children having fun with their heroes,” said Maropeng Marketing Manager, Erica Saunders.

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