Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening

 
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    Abalimi Newsletter # 36 - latest news sprouting
    By - Rob - co-leader for ABALIMI & micro-farmer
    Hello again all To add to my previous report which I just posted a few minutes ago, I append the latest ABALIMI Friends newsletter # 36 in case you would like to download it direct from Global Giving, instead of visiting the Abalimi website. I also add the link to the Farm and Garden National Trust, which I launched...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    ARTICLES attached PLEASE read
    By - Rob Small - micro-farmer
    Hello everyone!! Please See the attached articles to get an idea of the coverage we are getting!! Thanks again to you, our Global Giving Friends, and the Global Giving Team !! Until next time! rob
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    Greetings in 2010
    By - Rob Small - co-director, micro-farmer, resource mobilizer
    Dear Friends of ABALIMI via Global Giving Thank you to 3 USA friends for USD 287 / ZAR 2200 (!!) in October 2009 and 3 UK friends between Sept 09-Dec 09 for GBP 113 / ZAR 1400 (!!). Altogether ZAR 3600, enough to provide our full suite of essential services (cheap inputs, training and follow-up, monitoring and...
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening has received 38 donations
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    the micro-farmers are thumping!!
    By - Rob Small - Mr
    Thank you to three people who donated just over USD270 in May and June- about ZAR1700 which will give training support to 17 farmers for one month or 1 farmer for 17 months, or a full start-up training to one new farmer. During the last 12 months you all helped us to provide training and resource support to over 3000...
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    fresh organic food for the poor!!
    By - Rob Small - co-director
    Hello everyone- sorry its taken so long to say a HEARTY THANK YOU to all of you for the wonderful donations - over R12000 since March 09 from 18 people. I am not allowed to mention names here unless you specifically say I can, but you all know who you are are! These funds keep at least 70 micro-farmers supported with...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    Greetings in 2009 - and thanks for latest donations
    By - Rob Small - Mr
    Dear Friends, With the economic downturn and increasing unemployment in South Africa, growing your own food is becoming more popular!! Take a peek at http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=82899 and read all about Abalimi in the international news!! We are ever more busy, training people like mad,...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening has received 46 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    November blessings and thanks!
    By - Rob Small - project leader
    Hello Dear Friends of Global Giving! In late October I received notice from Manmeet Mehta of Global Giving that 6 people and one organisation had together donated $2,864.85 during August and September !!! This is the largest amount yet and comes to a whopping ZAR 28730.00. That is a LOT of training and resources to our...
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    • Donna
      Donna a) it's good to know the money got there quicklyb) keep up the good work!
      • 6 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    June donations, deposited in July
    By - Rob Small - project leader
    Dear GlobalGiving Friends - six of you have donated a total of USD 466.84 in May and June, which was deposited into the ABALIMI account in late July 08. Some of you donated more than once!! Your Dollars translate to many more Rands- over R3000 in this case! This is just to say thank you - your help and support and...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    February and March news and thanks
    By - Rob Small - Mr
    Hello again!! Sorry I have taken so long to post another report. I want to say a big thank you to all those donors who have given over USD700 in March and April. I cant quite believe it and am very grateful indeed for your interest and support. Please remember that if you want to communicate directly with me, all you...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    Thank you for December 07 donations
    By - Rob Small - resource mobilisation manager
    Dear friends, I attach a thank you letter to those who donated over 600 USD via Global Giving in December 07. Along with the letter I attach a brochure on Harvest of Hope, our new "farmers market" scheme, which is the result of all that good training we can give to the farmers because of your help! Many thanks, once again....
    • 7 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna lovely letter - it would be a little easier if it was just posted in the update, rather than as an attachment. THanks!
      • 7 years ago
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    • Lip Scents Inc
      Lip Scents Inc Good news & gratitude are always appreciated.
      • 7 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening has received 28 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    Grace and Flavia come to visit!
    By - Rob Small - Resource mobilisation leader
    Hello everyone and also to all of you who have contributed to Abalimi because of Grace Wong! Just to let you know that she and Flavia (her friend from her church community) came and visited Abalimi. She says she will report back to you as soon as she gets back to the States. It was really good to meet Grace and show her...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    Thank you, September 07
    By - Rob Small - resource mobilisation leader
    Dear Friends I have just recieved notice from Dana Ledyard of Global Giving that USD 299.54 is being transferred to our project. This amount has come from 9 donors and will be enough to train at least two people in organic micro-farming and working with kids in the outdoor classroom, who in turn will affect the lives of...
    • 7 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna cool
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    News - June 2007
    By - various authors - A day tour with the fieldworkers
    Being a freelance photographer, Kate Pesendorfer had the opportunity to join Vatiswa Dunjana and Liziwe Stofile, two urban agriculture fieldworkers from Abalimi, on a day tour to see their trainees. I had the privilege to meet six extraordinary people, who inspired her. Rob Small, Resource Mobilisation Manager and his crew,...
    • 8 years ago
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    • Mari
      Mari This is an inspiring update--I've not given to this project before, but having come across it through the RSS feed, I am now moved to give to it ...
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    • Dennis
      Dennis This is a great report bringing alive the impact of the project. Thanks!
      • 8 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna awesome report!
      • 8 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    Thank you letter to donors
    By - Rob Small - resource mobilisation leader
    Thanks to all donors who have supported ABALIMI to date
    • 8 years ago
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    • Donna
      Donna you are very welcome!! thanks for note
      • 8 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening has received 97 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    Abalimi Agriplanner Training Has Amazing Results
    By - Shirley Dunn - Ms
    Abalimi has been making use of the Agriplanner Board Game, developed by the South African Institute for Entrepreneurs, to train both literate and illiterate gardeners about agricultural business. The training has been most successful, with Mrs Bokolo’s story demonstrating some of the amazing benefits of this...
    • 9 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening posted a progress report
    Vegetable Gardens Assist AIDS Support Groups
    By - Shirley Dunn - Ms
    Abalimi is supporting members of HIV/AIDS support groups to establish and maintain their own vegetable gardens. Vegetable gardens of this nature are currently flourishing at the Guguletu Health Clinic and the Philangetemba Khayelitsha Hospice. In the corner of NY1 and NY3 in Nyanga, you will find beds of lush green...
    • 9 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening has received 6 donations
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening has received 1 donation
    • 10 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 11 years ago
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  • Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening has received 1 donation
    • 13 years ago
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Project Leader

Rob Small

Resource Mobilisation Leader and Board Secretary
Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

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