Akehlulwalutho Pineapple & Veg Farming

Pineapple farming is a labour intensive process that can take up to 18 months to produce fruit. Akehlulwalutho Pineapple & Veg Farming has created employment for about 58 people. They receive support from the National Development Agency and found a market for their produce at an outlet in Richards Bay. Read More

2014 African Farmers Workshop & Expo

From 12-14 August the African Farmers Workshop and Expo will take place at the Joburg Expo Centre in Nasrec, which has the objectives of promoting and empowering the emerging African farmers of South Africa, facilitating their training, skills development and showcasing opportunities within the agricultural sector. Read More

Abalimi – Asande

Abilimi is an organisation that supports community gardens across the Cape Peninsula through various services. Asande is one of 40 community gardens who are suppliers to Harvest of Hope, the vegetable box scheme of Abalimi that creates an outlet for the farmers produce. Read More

Gumtree - Isizwe Free Wi-Fi Programme

Gumtree has partnered with the Isizwe Project, a non-profit organisation aimed at bringing connectivity to people in low-income communities through free Wi-Fi zones positioned in various locations across the country. Read More

Mandela Day - Solwazi Primary School

On the 18th of July was Tata Madiba’s birthday and, of course, International Mandela Day with the call out for people everywhere to celebrate his birthday by acting on the idea that each person has the power to change the world. Solwazi Primary School in Orange Farm contributed 67 minutes for food garden production that benefited the school and the community. Read More