Top wish: our own veggie garden

Masiphumelele Creative Hub has started to look for available land to plant a vegetable garden. The sustainable way forward is to grow healthy food in close proximity to where we live. We are receiving wonderful donations from several organisations and individuals. They include: Tamkhulu Dr Lutz Van Dijk of HOKISA, Noordhoek Environmental Action Group (NEAG),Continue reading “Top wish: our own veggie garden”

Hurrah for local support

Since lockdown started Masiphumelele Creative Hub has received wonderful support from the local community. We would like to thank the following contributors: Masicorp for weekly donations of vegetables, gas and chicken and a donation of reading books for children. Kandi K&i for launching a creative social media campaign encouraging people to cut their hair atContinue reading “Hurrah for local support”

Food security during lockdown

Masiphumelele has about 40 000 inhabitants. Many people work in the informal sector. Many are unemployed. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day national lockdown as a measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19. The lockdown started on 27 March and will last until 16 April 2020. Schools are closed and many people areContinue reading “Food security during lockdown”