A 29-year-old farmer has called on Mzansi to help him grow his business and create jobs for the youth of his community.
Zenzele Baleni, who hails from Khayelitsha, is part of a small farming co-operation called Bhukula Farming Co-op.
The co-op is in Malmersbury along the N7 and consists of four young individuals aged between 22 and 29.
"We mainly focus on crop farming, which is spinach and a lot of organic veggies and livestock," Baleni explained.
Briefly.co.za gathered although Baleni is living his dream, he is still in the early stages and needs Mzansi's help to grow.
Baleni started a crowd funding campaign which aims to raise R100 000.
"Reason for this fundraiser is to get enough money to [maximise] productivity and employ more young people staying in the Malmersbury area as jobs are a very scarce need in the area [sic]," he wrote.
Baleni added the co-operation aims to empower the youth and help them get the recognition they deserve in a struggling economy.
If you want to donate towards the cause, you can visit the co-op's crowdfunding page or call Baleni on 076 475 0117.
"Any amount of donations are welcome and are highly appreciated," he said.
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