- A Twitter, @kasi_Poultry_Mp, user has inspired Mzansi with his "backward farming" solution, using the little space he has to farm poultry
- His tweet got a lot of attention and one particular person saw the tweet, and he could change @kasi_Poultry_Mp's life
- Khandani Msibi, who collaborates with DJ Sbu, let the farmer know that he has been awarded R20 000 for his inspirational solution
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A Twitter user, @kasi_Poultry_Mp, has inspired Mzansi with his innovative solution to farming challenges.
The user posted an image online of his farm which is located in his backyard. He calls his little farm solution "backward farming". His creativity and determination have resulted in some interesting reactions and comments.
He captioned his post saying that he would "backward farm" until he got land.
"Backward farming till we get the land."
His determination to farm had one particular reaction which could change his farming future forever.
Khandani Msibi of 3 Sixty Biopharmaceuticals retweeted @kasi_Poultry_Mp's post and said that not having land should not be an excuse.
He said that his company works with DJ Sbu and inspiring entrepreneurs stand a chance to win R20 000.
Khandani informed @kasi_Poultry_Mp that he had just won R20 000.
"See, this I like. No excuse, even the lack of LAND must not deter us. OK, @3_sixty_life has this thing with #DJSBU where entrepreneurs win R20k, wena u won R20k from my family, so hit me with a DM."
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Hard work does pay off.
Here are some reactions to the original post:
"This is why I never understand why we love complaining and not using what we have to get where we want to be. You need to stop expecting someone to change your life start changing your own life."
"Nice man, congrats!! What about rabbits? High in protein? Why don't we have more rabbit farms? Just asking."
"You are doing good for yourself bro. You don't have to explain yourself all the time to everyone. What you have shown here is an inspiration to those who want to start that they also can start somewhere. Forward ever. Backward never."
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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that a Twitter user who goes by the handle @ndlovukazi100 revealed her small chicken farm which she had started.
Social media users were blown away by her initiative and the potential the business has for her. South Africa's poultry industry is growing fast and generates a whopping R27 billion a year.
She simply captioned the post with the following:
She also revealed that she has 100 chickens and is planning on getting 200 more in a few weeks.
In other news, Tumisang Ben Matshogo is a young black farmer and entrepreneur who started farming with only four cows.
The 30-year-old, who hails from Driefontein in the North West province, told Briefly.co.za that he is passionate about education, poverty alleviation through promoting food security, employment and empowering young people in his community.
He began farming in 2017 with only a handful of cattle. However, he now owns 34 cattle and even ventured into poultry farming.
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