Capacity Building: Urban Farming and Gardening

by Abalimi Bezekhaya - Planters of the Home
Oct 1, 2012

Awards media reports and visitors

Dear Global Giving Friends

Please forgive the late report, but its all for the good, since it just means we have been running off our feet to keep up with our farmer development and support program , new demand for our services and produce, plus all the wonderful interest we are getting from our Circle of Friends and the Public in general.

I attach a few items for your interest:

1. Our powerpoint presentation to the Western Cape Premier Helen Zille who awarded us Flagship status for her 110% Green Campaign in June

2. An article about us in the Topos Magazine-  an international magazine who awarded us the Topos Award which our farmer leader Christina Kaba is collecting (sponsored by Topos mag)  in Barcelona as I write. Its not a money prize, but has huge implications for maintaining and building our committed Circle of Friends.

3. Link to Lovely article # 1- by Anton Crone, a freelance journalist. Anton is a star in our sky

4. Link to "Nourishing the Planet"- an online mag who published an article by Worldwatch Institute research fellow Molly Theobalt who included us in her article. Thank you Molly if you see this! 

Thank you for your support- please do remember that R100/month (approx USD 10/m)  allows us to develop one farmer , who feeds at least 5 family members, to the point where she becomes fully sustainable.

All the very best to you all, until next time. . 

Rob Small

P.S. don't forget to come visit when in Cape Town. I lead a free-of-charge-for-Friends,  Tuesday fact finding tour,  where you meet the farmers, see the micro-farms and experience the food security and job creation that results from your help. Just contact me to ask for the invite. Until then! Rob



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Abalimi Bezekhaya - Planters of the Home

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape - South Africa
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Rob Small
Resource Mobilisation Leader and Board Secretary
Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

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