Organic Certification for our lemongrass

An organic inspection (by BDOCA) of our lemongrass farmers was undertaken in April 2010. This is the first step towards securing an organic certificate for the recently established Zizamele Co-operative, which will enable us to negotiate better prices for our products. The organic inspector visited our lemongrass fields and project nursery on the 2nd and … READ MORE

BI welcomes two new community workers

The Bulungula Incubator recently welcomed two new staff members to our team – Vuyani Olo and Khuselo Gcelu. They have been appointed as community workers and will be replacing Phumzile Msaro. Phumzile has been an incredible asset to the BI since he joined us in July 2009 and was recently promoted to a management position … READ MORE

Thank you to our sponsors!

The Bulungula Incubator is fortunate to have the support of many individuals, organisations, foundations, corporates and others who give by way of funding, time, material donations and information. As a result of this support, we have grown from a staff of 2 in the beginning of 2009, to a staff of 22 in March 2010! … READ MORE

Award winning veggies

Our two vegetable gardens (one at No-ofisi Primary school and one at the Jujurha Early Learning Centre) have been producing the most enormous and delicious veggies. The food gardens are sponsored by BREADLINE AFRICA, DADDY LONGLEGS and the FORD ALUMNI ASSOCIATION and feed up to 250 children each day. Here’s a picture of two of … READ MORE

Gum boots to improve attendance

In a remote rural area like ours, the weather wreaks havoc with everything. Too little rain and our food gardens and agricultural projects are at risk, too much rain and the kids can’t get to school! And there is very seldom a happy median!! All of the children (aged 3 to 6 years) who attend … READ MORE