Established in 1987, Siyazisiza Trust is a non-profit rural socio-economic development organisation that works with small-holder community farmers and agricultural enterprises to improve their livelihoods, food security and environment.
We partner with government and the private sector to find effective ways to fight poverty, food insecurity and opportunities to diversify rural household livelihood strategies.
Our vision is of resilient, healthy and self-sustaining rural farmer communities and agri-enterprises within vibrant and localised economies in stewardship with the environment for the benefit of future generations.
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Siyazisiza Trust currently operates in Kwazulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and the
Eastern Cape, providing support to 67 agricultural enterprises and over 3,000 indirect beneficiaries.
We open up access to markets and ensure that our small-holder farmers and their agri-enterprises have the pre-requisite capacity and resources to profitably supply their buyers.
We strengthen social networks and trust, and promote increased collaboration to enable small-holder farmers to perform collectively and effectively to realise mutual benefits.
We promote and enable the continued existence of well-functioning ecosystems whose services continue to support the productivity of present and future small-holder farmers.
As an organisation committed to socio-economic redress in South Africa, the Siyazisiza Trust is a proud B-BBEE Level 1 contributor.
We are constantly seeking to identify potential partnerships and to collaborate with like-minded individuals and organisations to find effective ways to maximize our vision and contribute to sustainable impact in rural small-holder farmer communities.