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OVC Mangaung April Report

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Mama Mimi’s Ovens: We were able to deliver ovens to our customers and they are very happy to start using the ovens. In order to motivate our other bakers we showed them photos and gave thema  report on how the successful bakeries were going. We have organized professional training for all our bakers. They will visit […]

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OVC Botshabelo April Report

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Chickens: We have 17 farmers who have bought layer chickens and they are happy with them.  We have provided them with transport to buy the layer chickens from Thaba Nchu which is cheaper and closer. There has been great interest shown in joining the layer project and we are currently in the process of establishing new members. OVC Groups: In […]

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JoJo Tanks save gardens on Botshabelo

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Although we have experienced a massive drought this year,  our gardener’s who had JoJo tanks installed in 2014, which were sponsored by Rand Water Foundation, have managed to save water and maintain their gardens. The tanks collect rain water but can also be filled by municipal water. Some of these gardens were very good this year […]

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Botshabelo OVC Bakers buy oven in cash

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These women bought their own Mama Mimi’s oven with money they saved in their Voluntary Saving and Lending Group (stokvel) and paid in cash. They were the very first members of Mosamaria to buy an oven independently. Their bakery blossomed so much that we found they were struggling to complete all the orders with one oven, they were […]

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OVC start mini cricket in 2016

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The Free State Cricket Union is going to organise that KFC Mini-Cricket donate equipment and coaching to our OVC project. We hope to see the teams competing in local mini cricket matches very soon. The children are so excited that they are practicing to catch and throw the ball already. What is KFC Mini-Cricket? KFC Mini–Cricket […]

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Mama Mimi’s Bakers in Phase 9

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Recently the OVC Project demonstrated the Mama Mimi’s oven’s to Phase 9 in Mangaung. The OVC beneficiaries were all delighted and very excited to start their own bakeries. For more information about Mama Mimi’s please visit their website http://www.mamamimis.co.za/