Letlhakeng Community engages in a Food Security Project- get involved

This project was brought to existence after over 80 identified children who are either orphaned or vulnerable, received food and school hampers from the Bishop’s Charities golf day in December 2011. From that moment, tumelong continued to look at more sustainable ways to provide food security,and now we are ready to roll out the project.

The Project  includes running a indigenous farming competition in the yards of participants. This competition will run for 2 crop yields and the winners will be assessed as per quality of their produce. The 1st prize will be a cash prize, and the 2nd to 5th prize ( together wit 1st prize winner) will be grouped together to form a cooperative that will farm at the tribal farmlands, that has already been awarded for this purpose. This land will be prepared during the competition.

 The winners will be provided with technical support ( implements, tools and borehole) to produce on a large scale and assisted with the marketing and sales of the produce.

 Project Milestones 

Meet the chief to present the concept for by in (done- 01/03/2011)

Call a tribal meeting to ascertain the buy in from community (15/ 04/2011)

Establish a procedure for entering the competition( done)

Coordinate the establishment of yard gardens and the monitoring thereof.

Coordinate the preparation of the Tribal Farms for the winners.

Develop M&E Tools for the project.(done)

Provide a Report on the projects.

Assess the impact made through the projects

Should you be interested in supporting the project, please contact us at 082 494 0961

Helping Letlhakeng to Help Themselves

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