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Help grow one farmer at a time

Get involved in our community project!

Open land near Thokoza
Hlubuko Farm 
ext 3 erf 24 Erkuleni near Thokoza

Positive Cycle & Veggiebank & GRO4U & Positive Re-Cycle are going to be sponsoring the training, services and team effort to develop the 9Ha farm with a one person per 400m2 development model to create employment. We need help financing the materials for this exciting project! We need donations to help us help others!

Please either contact us to arrange a financial contribution, or help us source something from the list below. Please note this list is per 20m x 20m plot, and we have a few in mind. 

Mail Amy to make arrangements.

List of items needed by Pretty @ Hlubuko

ItemUnitQuantity still neededValue per unitValue BalanceSponsoredNotes
Organic Seedlings Various 834 0.89 R 742.26   
Woodchip Cubic metres 5.6 420.00 R 2,352.00   
Heritage Organic Seeds Various 45 10.67 R 480.15 Thank you Positive Cycle for supplying these much needed seeds  
Talborne Organic Fertiliser 25Kg bag 2.5 486.03 R 1,215.08   
Chicks Day old 200 8.00 R 1600.00   
Bed mulch hay Bales 17 96.90 R 1,647.30 Thank you for the 15 bales so far  
Chicken feeder truff  3 meter 299.00 R 299.00 Well done Team Hlubuko for your plan with a gutter  
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Recent announcements of developments @ Hlubuko

  • Mike sponsors greenhouse tunnel Thank you Mike for sponsoring the greenhouse tunnel and seedling trays to facilitate the raising of seedlings on the farm for increased success with transplanting of seedlings into the field ...
    Posted 17 Aug 2015, 03:16 by Jacques Damhuis
  • Mike sponsors the chicken tractor Thank you Mike for your assistance for getting the chicken tractor up and running, the chickens are very happy in there new home. They ran to the compost heap while ...
    Posted 3 Sep 2014, 11:56 by Jacques Damhuis
  • Earth Probiotic gave us bokashied kithchen waste Thank you Earth Probiotic for the bokashied kitchen waste from one of your clients for the farmers to added to the compost heap that is being constructed for the ...
    Posted 30 Jul 2014, 07:20 by Jacques Damhuis
  • Positive Cycle delivers fresh stable waste to Hlubuko farm Positive Cycle collected fresh stable waste from near by stables in the Klipriver reserve area and delivered it to the Hlubuko farm and this is the pile of fresh ...
    Posted 24 Jul 2014, 11:54 by Jacques Damhuis
  • Lois sponsored aged horse manure Thank you Lois, your donation of 420L aged horse manure has met half the required amount needed for this area for this year. The soils microbes are going to rejoice ...
    Posted 30 Jul 2014, 07:11 by Jacques Damhuis
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YouTube Video

Pretty Mayise
Pretty started developing the Hlubuko farm 6 years ago and has managed to get a lot done over the years with respect to clearing the land of rubble and other dumped materials. Her team of volunteers come and go because they are not making enough from the vegetable sales to pay the workers a stipend. This is mainly because they can not get the ground healthy enough to support high density yields. 

Pretty is the first farmer at Hlubuko farm that we will be helping to set up a proper farming system, with all the correct soil inputs and the training and assisted maintenance needed to up skill her to be able to afford to pay a unemployed person from the neighbouring Tinasoke community to come work on the farm with her in developing the farm further.