Kabelo Chabalala

Kabela Chabalala: Empowering boys to end gender-based violence

By GCIS Vuk’uzenzele 02-08-23 12:55

Kabelo Chabalala (32) of Pankop in Mpumalanga is helping fight gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) by mentoring boys. Chabalala started the Young Men Movement (YMM) in 2016 to provide guidance to young boys, especially those who do not have the support of a father, as they navigate life. ALSO READ: Women’s Day: R141 million pledged for GBVF […]

Marikana agri training

Marikana residents thrive with agri training and employment

By GCIS Vuk’uzenzele 02-08-23 09:35

Agricultural training is helping residents of the mining town to earn an income and improve their quality of life. Residents of the mining town of Marikana in North West are earning an income and gaining skills, thanks to the Social Employment Fund (SEF) programme. The Mineworkers Development Agency’s (MDA) Agri-Hub forged a partnership with, Sibanye-Stillwater and Rand […]

Farms in cities: new study offers planners and growers food for thought

Abalimi Cooperative empowers youth, fights poverty in KZN

By GCIS Vuk’uzenzele 28-07-23 17:14

When the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) conducted a workshop in the Mpofana Local Municipality, in KwaZulu-Natal in 2019 to encourage young people to start household gardens in their communities, a group of five friends decided to start a cooperative called Abalimi after the training. ALSO READ: Kenya must turn to irrigation-based […]

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