Farmer
Photo Credit: Screengrab / GroundUp

Starting a farm during lockdown was tough but now she has some big clients.

 

North West, South Africa (01 December 2021) – Farmer Koketso Moloko started farming a 10ha piece of land during lockdown. It was hard. She donated a portion of her crops to people in Molote City, North West Province. A bit over a year later and she is selling to McDonald’s and has expansion plans.

Moloko comes from a family of farmers. She had previously farmed with her father on their smallholding in their village.

In a video segment filmed for GroundUp, Koketso shares her dreams of becoming a commercial vegetable farmer and her hope of lobbying the South African government to offer support to rural farmers in South Africa. She is an inspirational woman, take a look below.


Sources: GroundUp
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