https://globalphilanthropyalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/Nkosi-Vogt-pig-farm-1.png 370 550 Jamie Brooks http://globalphilanthropyalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/GPA_Logo_340px_white-300x138.png Jamie Brooks2020-02-02 18:29:592020-02-02 18:31:03Nkosi Vogt: Agribusiness in South Africa
Nkosi Vogt: Agribusiness in South Africa
In June, 2018 GPA made a $5000 grant to Nkosi Vogt to teach youth how to develop and manage an organic pig farm. The project not only supported youth entrepreneurship but, address severe food insecurity in the region.
One participant stated, “I have a daughter and I am a single mom. I was working with my dad in the construction industry when our business fell apart. I decided to try something and approached Nkosi Vogt about their piggery. Upon starting, I was given a female piglet, they grow up fast and soon it will be ready to breed. I have appreciated learning this trade. We have found a butchery to distribute our porkers to….”