Creating sustainable livelihoods is a fundamental component of our mission to create a vibrant rural community. We want to support and promote the generation of a local economy that uses the valuable assets in the region and creates local jobs and opportunities. We also want to equip and empower our community members to improve their living standards. We do this through tourism, entrepreneurship, agribusiness, optimising the government led Community Work Programme (CWP) and through the training and assistance we provide at our Rural Skills Centre.
Our Sustainable Livelihoods programme has 2 main focus areas: