Happy cows!

The heritage of our region and people is closely tied to the farming of livestock. In South Africa as a whole, the poorest communal areas are home to half the cattle in the country worth almost R50 billion. Yet low birth rates and high death rates mean that communities like ours are not seeing their … READ MORE

Launching the new Bulungula Centre for Excellent Small Scale Agriculture

In February this year, the BI began an exciting new project with support from the German fair trade company Lemonaid & ChariTea. The aim of this project is to be a resource in our community where farmers can get advice and the necessary to equipment and inputs to significantly boost farming in our area over … READ MORE

Rural Skills Centre building update

The construction of the Rural Technical Skills Centre is progressing with 3 apprentices plus one translator already working and one more apprentice to soon join them. The apprentices are learning a variety of skills while building the centre, such sustainable building methods, carpentry and metalwork, permaculture and organic farming, sustainable water management and renewable energy … READ MORE

Bulungula microenterprise DVD on youTube

THE HOW TO DVD OF MICRO ENTERPRISE ON YOU TUBE The Bulungula Incubator has created a how to DVD for microenterprise project. This DVD will give you all the information you need to start your own microenterprise in the rural community The microenterprises you will find on the links below are Wool felting, sewing,Rural Home … READ MORE

THE HOMESTAY IS GETTING EVEN MORE POPULAR

Since we started our Homestay project in 2010 it has been receiving quite a lot of visitors mostly¬† during the holidays and only when the Bulungula backpackers is full.¬† We now get more bookings directly to us and this past festive season was the busiest of all. We really pride ourselves for such a tremendous … READ MORE