As part of our health and nutrition programme, we were recently visited by a dentist from Zithulele Hospital. He ran a workshop with the kids on the importance of regular brushing, and gave each child their own toothbrush (certainly the first toothbrush that many of these kids have ever owned!).
The Jujurha Library has been open for ‘check-out’ since March 2010. Prior to that, children were only able to use books on the premises. Interest in the library has grown substantially since we started, and we now have over 120 children borrowing books on a weekly basis. The library resources are also used by our … READ MORE
Our preschool kids were delighted recently when fresh fish was added to the lunch menu – thanks to our local fisherman!
Just four months after planting, all of the homestead plots are now ready for harvest! The first harvest will be limited to dry leaves, for tea flavourant. We expect to be able to harvest our first fresh stalks in August. We met with buyers in Cape Town and presented the sample stock for them to … READ MORE
In preparation for our first lemongrass harvest, we invited representatives from the Southern African Essential Oils Producers Association and from Karwil Agricultural Consulting to visit the project (4th to 7th April) and provide the farmers and team leaders with training on harvesting, drying and packing techniques. The purpose of the visit was: To evaluate the … READ MORE