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In good company

I love the success stories. Who doesn't, right? Well, today my heart swelled with pride after hearing the story of the Intamakuphila Farmers Association, a company focused on sustainable sugar production, and its young chairman. In the Swazi language, "Intamakuphila" literally means "earning a living." In the USA, we would call their business model a cooperative. Farmers banded together across 253 local hectares (roughly 607 acres) to pool their efforts, resources and costs (like pumps to get river water to farm ... Read more

Let’s Do This “Dam” Thing

Class 10 toured Maguga Dam today. We also had the chance to challenge ourselves physically by climbing way too many steps from the under belly of the Dam's hydro-electric power plant to the top (over 100 meters)! Read more

South African “Frame” of Mind

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Should I say more?

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