Daily Archives: 2015-09-28

Vegetable tunnels : Projects 1 - 6

Vegetable tunnels : Projects 1 – 6

Since September 2012, with the support of Raubex Pty Ltd, Spoudazo was able to establish 57 vegetable tunnels in the townships of Mangaung. These vegetable tunnels have provided food to many informal settlement residents, many of them with no income stream. These tunnels have also brought hope, purpose and income to these families. This was possible by implementing six projects with an average of nine tunnels per project during the previous thre ... Continue Reading »

Bountiful crops from township tunnels are delivered weekly

Bountiful crops from township tunnels are delivered weekly

With the spinach in full harvest, loads of it is delivered on a weekly basis to restaurants and retail shops in Bloemfontein. Many of the current 57 vegetable farmers in this Vegetable Tunnel Project enjoy the benefit of a weekly income stream from either selling directly to their communities or from the market sales. This slideshow requires JavaScript. ... Continue Reading »

Project 7 with 15 tunnels are therefore in progress!

Project 7 with 15 tunnels are therefore in progress!

As mentioned above, new tunnels are being manufactured and some of these removed tunnels are being re-established. This includes a six month mentorship period with new identified beneficiaries in the townships of Mangaung. During September 2015, Spoudazo did site identification, soil preparation, started with the manufacturing of tunnels, filled 50kg bags with horse manure (159 bags to be precise!) and completed the set-up of six of these tunn ... Continue Reading »

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