Kaapschön

Started by Joseph Hendricks, benefitting farm workers in the Eastern Cape.

Why was it started?
Joseph started his agricultural career as a fruit hawker, but always wanted his own farm.

How was it done?
Joseph bought the farm with a Land Bank loan. He made use of various industry experts in his farming venture. He met labour and production consultants on a weekly basis and also received support from Kromco (advice) and Hortgro (replaced orchards).

How was it funded?
Land Bank,
Hortgro

Social and Economic Implications
Joseph employs 60 permanent and 200 seasonal workers. A crèche is available for the children of farm workers.