Bergendal Workers Trust

Started by
Bergendal Estate

Beneficiaries
Farm workers

Where
Citrusdal, Western Cape

How was it done?
The Bergendal Workers Trust sees the farm workers owning a 50% share in Bergendal Rooibos, its rooibos marketing company CarmiƩn Tea, as well as a 32% share in the Bergendal Packhouse and the farm Maanskloof with its 30 ha of vineyards.

Social and Economic Implications
The farm workers were empowered with a stake in the business