What a fantastic week of agricultural training for our Community Facilitators with Farming God's Way Through this, we aim to empower our partner churches and community members, like Zodwa Shange from Noodsberg. Read more about Zodwa's experience of our Grow Eat Thrive Farming project last year.
In 2021, CAST launched the Grow Eat Thrive (GET) Farming Project in response to the dire need for food and financial support in our communities that resulted from the Covid-19 pandemic, compounded by the civil unrest in KwaZulu-Natal during July. The aim of this project is to not only teach participants how to grow their own food, but to develop business skills to earn a liveable income and support their families. We recently chatted to one of our [...]
"Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness looks down from heaven. The Lord will indeed give what is good, and our land will yield its harvest." Psalm 85: 11-12 (NIV) Amazing progress for our Grow Eat Thrive (GET) Farming project participants in the rural community of Noodsberg, Northern KZN
Amazing progress by our Grow Eat Thrive (GET) programme farmers in Noodsberg who started their own vegetable gardens at home Special thanks to Rod and Enock from Deep Rural NGO for your incredible guidance.
"Give us this day our daily bread." Matthew 6:11 Join us in giving thanks this #WorldFoodDay for what we have received, and for what is to come. Amen
Congratulations Janice Aucamp! Thank you for your faithful support and for helping CAST and Kirchhoffs to spread love and sow smiles for sustainability this spring! If you didn't get a chance to take part in the campaign, but would still like to support our Grow Eat Thrive farming project, email us at email@example.com for more info or visit our website cast.org.za for donation details.
This is TRANSFORMATION - our Grow Eat Thrive (GET) farming programme getting off the ground in the rural communities of Noodsberg and Chibini in KZN.
Join the [MOVEMENT BEYOND CHARITY] and help us sow some smiles for sustainability this spring! This September, we've partnered with Kirchhoffs to raise funds for our Grow Eat Thrive (GET) farming project in 9 communities across KZN. Donate R100 and receive a packet of sunflower seeds PLUS your name will go into a draw on 4th October to win a garden hamper worth over R1000! Donations can be made via the Zapper code on this post, [...]
We are so excited to share that our Grow Eat Thrive (GET) Project has officially launched! The project aims to equip people in our communities to produce their own food for consumption and to generate an income. This past week, community members young and old in the rural area of Chibini, Northern KZN gathered for training and are ready to GROW A big thank you to all the donors making this possible!
Married mother of two, Philisiwe Sithole, has big dreams for her gardening and recycling project at her home in Chesterville. “God gave me a passion for growing my own food,” she says. She and her family moved from Sherwood to Chesterville two years ago. Though challenged by limited space at her previous home, she explored container gardening using 2-litre plastic bottles and ‘grow bags’ to grow spinach and chillies. Now, Philisiwe makes use of cardboard materials such as [...]