Out now :‘How to Start Your Own Enterprise’ DVD

A DVD documenting how to start enterprises in remote areas has been completed by the Bulungula Incubator. The informational DVD serves as a guide for the establishment of small business ventures in remote and inadequately services areas such as Nqileni village. Production of the DVD was inspired and guided by the lessons learnt in establishing and running business … READ MORE

Excellent start for the Tshezi chicken farming enterprise

Quick facts: They tip the scales at an average of 3.5kg; almost every household has one on peyi day (social grants’ payment day); and they were bred in Tshezi Village by Mam’ Maduma and Mongezi – They are the chickens of the Tshezi chicken farming enterprise. After months of construction, training, endless preparatory planning and dissapointment, the … READ MORE

Essential Oils Cooperative spreads its wings

The Bulungula Essential Oils Cooperative is taking its business to a higher level by adding soap making into its existing activities. The core business of the cooperative is still the selling of dried lemongrass for tea production and essential oils distillation. Teething problems affecting the lemongrass plants such as the compromised quality of the dried … READ MORE

Flash, camera & action in Nqileni village

Special moments, the beautiful scenery of Nqileni, the vibrant colours of the village events and the ‘I was there moments’ will not be easily forgotten as Nqileni has its own ‘paparazzi’ to preserve the memories. Zamile Dyubhele, also known by his indoda (man) name Vuluzuko, is the young man responsible for keeping Nqileni’s memories fresh in peoples’ … READ MORE