Enriching the Lives and Well-being of Communities
The Transnet Foundation, which is the driving force behind Transnet’s community assistance initiatives, spends close to R160 million per year on community projects and non – commercial sponsorships.
As part of our efforts to fight food poverty, the Transnet Foundation will today, 23 April 2014 launch a food garden project (which includes training) in the area of Ximungwe Ireagh in Mpumalanga. The programme aims to tackle hunger and poverty issues on three fronts; food distribution, income support and nutrition education – all guided by research.
Beyond the garden and as part of the outreach programme, the Transnet Foundation will undertake activities to meet the following objectives:
- To improve availability and accessibility of sustainably produced nutritious food by promoting the local production and distribution of healthy food.
- To build evidence-based knowledge by conducting research on the intersection of food, nutrition and community subsistence agriculture.
- To raise public awareness, facilitate the exchange of knowledge and…
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