Started by Denis and Aleysia Shaw, benefiting farm workers in Porterville, Western Cape
Why was it started?
To empower farm workers
How was it done?
The Farmworkers and community formed the Bergland Development Trust. This trust then bought a 75ha piece of land from the Shaws (Berghoff fynbos Trust) . The Development and Fynbos Trusts then formed a joint venture the Berghoff Fynbos pty ltd. The land belongs to the farmworkers but is developed by the joint venture decreasing risk for the beneficiaries.
How was it funded?
Land Redistribution for Agriculture Development