Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland

by Kudvumisa Foundation USA Inc
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Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jobs for 250 Impoverished Families in Swaziland
Jun 10, 2015

Pressing Marula Oil!

Zanele and Philile Tag Team on the Press
Zanele and Philile Tag Team on the Press

Zanele and Philile stay in the informal settlement at Section 19 in Vuvulane. Philile carries a 6 month old. Zanele is heavily pregnant.

Several ladies in Section 19 have been cracking the marula nuts and saving them in old containers: 2 litre coke bottles and other small miscellaneous bottles and jars. Zanele and Philile were given the task of bringing all the cracked nuts to the oil press that was installed in the “town” of Vuvulane (about 5km from Section 19). After some brief instruction, both working together, were able to press all the nuts and gather almost a litre and half of oil. The pressed nuts were run several times through the press to get as much oil as possible from them.

The oil is a welcome replacement for the cooking oil currently bought from the grocery store: at a premium price and distant. Many times, it cannot even be bought because of the high price and lack of money. The pressed nuts were also saved to bring back to the homestead and add to the food prepared at their daily. All told, the pressed oil and nuts will help these women save precious money, while adding important nutrients to their and their family’s diet.

All the cracked shells were collected as well. These will be sold for mulch in flowerbeds and landscaping back in Mbabane.

Your contributions to this project help make it possible for families to have additional income that is spent on much needed food, nutrition, healthcare, and other essentials!

The press and the marula nuts
The press and the marula nuts
Zanele and Philile Pressing their first nuts.
Zanele and Philile Pressing their first nuts.

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