Innovative lady starts community garden to help her village youths

Innovative lady starts community garden to help her village youths

- A local woman recently took to social media to share how she is changing lives

- In her ImStaying post, she explains that she started a community garden to help people in her village

- Her post was warmly received by Stayers who commended her for her good deeds

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A local woman recently became the change she wanted to see when she started a community garden to help locals in her village. According to her Facebook post in popular group ImStaying, she started the garden to help youths.

Zandile Mthembu explained that the youngsters in her village do not have much to do but drink a lot of alcohol and sit around being unproductive. This is when she started the garden which she uses to rehabilitate those who've developed a drinking addiction.

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In the post, she also explains how her garden not only employs ten people, it also employs five temporary staff members. Zandile's hopes of making a difference are also achieved as many are fed and kept busy working in the garden fields.

Innovative lady starts community garden to help her village youths
Zandile is making a difference with her garden. Source: Facebook/Zandile Mthembu
Source: Facebook
"Hi everyone this is my food project. I had started in my village I employed 10 people permanently and 5 temps. The whole project is aimed to change lives!
"I am doing rehabilitation through farming. Youth in my village have nothing to do. Only drinking each and every day. By this project aims to give them something to keep them busy.and just to have hope in life!" she wrote.

Zandile also explains that one of her main challenges is getting water to help her ad her staff as well as the youth to grow food in the garden. She also called out to anyone who can help for some assistance.

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Her post was met warmly by Stayers who commended her for making a difference.

Meanwhile, in do-gooder news, Nomzamo Mbatha has proven time and time again that she is more than just a beautiful face. Her foundation has helped raise over R1.3 million for non-profit organisations across Mzansi.

Nomzamo's foundation, in partnership with Hollywood Bets, recently posted on social media stating that they would give out R1.35 million to NPOs and NGOs across South Africa. Zamo went on to say that identifying 60 deserving recipients was no easy task.

"Well done to the team at large for making sure we stand in the gap for those who need it the most. This makes my heart swell up," she wrote in a touching tweet.

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