Photo of the Week: Growing Veggies and Jobs

August 05, 2011

Themba Dlamini of Sdemane Farming holds a package of pattypan squash. Themba, formerly a farm worker, bought the vegetable farm in 2004, but he was unfamiliar with operating a business. TechnoServe helped him improve his operations and connect to regional and export markets, allowing him to create more jobs in his rural community.

Themba Dlamini of Sdemane Farming holds a package of pattypan squash. Themba, formerly a farm worker, bought the vegetable farm in 2004, but he was unfamiliar with operating a business. TechnoServe helped him improve his operations and connect to regional and export markets, allowing him to create more jobs in his rural community.

Learn more about our work with Themba and Sdemane Farming.

 

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