Mngcunube equals Success

April 15, 2015 A Success Story form the rural Eastern Cape A livestock project, supported by the Chris Hani District Municipality, has been running in communal areas of the Eastern Cape for several years. In 2013 Sibanye Gold added its support. Mngcunube Development has, since the start, implemented this project (and others like it [...]

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Tambo District

April 7, 2015 The project operates in the Nyandeni Local Municipality between Mthatha newefand the coast. *Over 2500 farmers are participating *The project is covering over 41 640 sheep as well as 7 955 goats and 3 440 cattle *Farmer benefits exceeded R 7000 per farmer on average, mostly from reduced death rates of [...]

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Alfred Nzo District

April 7, 2015 Project focus has recently shifted out of the Matatiele and Mt Ayliff where project figures were much higher than for the newer focus area of Bizana Local Municipality area where reported benefits are: *There are over 484 participating farmers *The project covers over 10 387 sheep and goats and 2 923 [...]

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Stepping Stones

April 6, 2015 A dedicated mentor ,Francis Davidson, along with his small crew, were on their way to a site called “Nxasa”, as requested by a farmer in order to treat plus minus 400 sheep. Due to a subsequent thunder storm rolling big rocks across the drift they had no choice but to take [...]

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Stuck in the Mud

March 30, 2015 On a wet slippery road, made by Eskom for erection of Power Lines, a hard working group of mentors were on their way to “Exeni” in the rural area of Gubenxa. Due to the road being intensely wet, the bakkie suddenly slid off the road, into a Mud Bank, leaving them [...]

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March 23, 2015 Mngcunube Development’s Jan Roodt and Andrew King look on as sheep are herded into a kraal in the Emalahleni Local Municipality area. Photo: Mike Burgess Potential Much agricultural potential lies locked into the livestock and homestead gardens of the Eastern Cape’s former homelands – [...]

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4 wheel drive bakkie slips into ditch

March 16, 2015 Showing the great dedication of how our mentors often hit off road challenges getting to the farmers in rural areas to provide them with support, education and medical supplies. One morning one of our mentors, far from the core base, was on his way to help [...]

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Chris Hani District

March 2, 2015 The project covers the areas of communally owned lands within the District baz©_bush (3)which is around the Eastern Cape city of Queenstown. It covers parts of the Local Municipalities of Sakhisizwe, Intsika Yethu, Ngcobo, Emalahleni, Lukhanji and Tsolwana There are over 8000 participating farmers The project covers over 373 000 sheep [...]

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