Kedirileng project Vegetable Farming
I do subsistence farming to ensure food security. Also promote healthy eating at affordable cost as well as fighting unemployment.
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Annual budget in 2017 (USD)
Number of beneficiaries impacted so far
Headquarters location: Country
Headquarters location: City
Mokgareng village in a small town Greater Taung Municipality in North West capital city Mafikeng
Solution Summary: What is the proposed solution? What do you see as its most promising aspects for creating shared value?
Taung is a semi dessert area which is an area that is difficult to grow vegetable. It is also far from big towns where vegetables are easily accessible. Having this project I come with innovation ways of watering the vegetables and planting under the drastic weather changes.
Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Specify both the social and the environmental impact of your work
I have 6 people that we working together and we all unemployed, the income that we get from this project is main income for all six house hold. The income has been mainly use also for school activities. Ever since we have start with this projects community members are able to eat healthy because the can now easily access healthy vegetables at an affordable price. Nearby schools that offer feeding schemes also get their vegetable from us.
Financial sustainability plan: How is this initiative financially supported? How will you ensure its financial sustainability long-term?
Where did you hear about the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize?
Participated in previous CSV Prize competitions