(English) Blue Mountain Berries I Chrisleo Botha - Agri SAAgri SA

Blue Mountain Berries

Started by Chrisleo Botha and the IDC, benefiting farm workers since 2006, in the George, Western Cape area.

How was it done?
Shareholding was divided in the following manner Sinksa Trust 34%(C Botha and family) IDC 33% and Workers trust 33%

How was it funded?
European Investment bank (workers loaned the money for shares) LRAD and CASP

Social and Economic Implications
Income is generated for members. 1000 to 1500 seasonal jobs are created. Training programmes are provided to workers.