Training & MentoringAs part of our training and mentoring we offer comprehensive business skills, financial management, marketing and technical training to all craft and agricultural project participants.Ensuring fair tradeIn assisting rural producers to become sustainable and to develop their entrepreneurial skills we continuously discuss product pricing, quality control and production management.Market LinkageWe link craft and agricultural enterprises to markets and facilitate relationships with buyers.Product DevelopmentProduct development is market-driven and in this regard, consultations are held with selected buyers with the view of understanding their requirements.Environmental responsibilityWe endeavour to be as environmentally responsible as possible in all of our activities and a number of initiatives have been implemented since our establishment. What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived.It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the live we lead. - Nelson Mandela 10984Direct and indirect beneficiaries5000Individuals can be assisted at any one time18Local MuncipalitiesOur Board of TrusteesThe Trust is extremely fortunate to have a highly involved, active, committed and specialised Board of Trustees. Dr Phumla MngangaChairperson Zuzifa Buthelezi Eugenie Drakes Rachel Ruwo Hugh Sundelson Catherine Tinavapi Zimkhitha Zatu Latest NewsThe Trust is committed to promoting food security and food and craft enterprise development in rural communities in South Africa. 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela DayRead More Meeting with the Masazana Agricultural Co-operativeRead More Wesbank’s Food Security and Agricultural Livelihoods Programme – the Masilimeni ProgrammeRead More The Siyazisiza Trust received a very generous grant of R 600,000 from the Ackerman Pick ‘n Pay FoundationRead More Currently 30% of the Trust’s micro-farms are standing dormant or have reduced areas of cultivation.Read More Humanitarian disaster threatens drought-stricken KZNRead More Craft Development programme to improve the wellbeing of 280 craftersRead More Our DonorsWe acknowledge with very sincere thanks, the support, interest and encouragement from our donors.