Arborlane Properties I Ceres, Western Cape - Agri SAAgri SA

Arborlane Properties

Started by WP van der Merwe in 2008, benefitting farm workers in Ceres, Western Cape

Why was it started?
Empowering farm workers

How was it done?
The project is an equity share scheme. 58 workers has a 26% stake in the business. The other 64% belongs to WP and his brother. A workers trust was established. An external chairperson was appointed to represent the farm workers.

Social and Economic Implications
Dividends are paid out to shareholders.