The Yalla Yalla Farm is situated between Carolina and Badplaas. The Boutique Hotel gets all their free range egg products, organic herbs and some of their organic vegetables from the farm. Click here – Facebook page for more interesting information about some of the farm projects.
The Mvumbi project team members and some of the Yalla Yalla Employees stay on the farm and assist the Owners of Yalla Yalla Boutique Hotel and the Farm with some of the farm activities. The Mvumbi project team members use the Yalla Yalla Farm as their base from where they operate. Beth Phillips, one of the Mvumbi members teach Minah, one of the Yalla Yalla Employees how to look after the chickens and all give her advice and on-the-job training about organic farming. Claire Brown, assist the Ladies of the “Lydia Circle” in making products from the dumping site, where they work. (Click here to view more of the activities they are busy with (http://www.servingafrica.org/). Yalla Yalla Boutique Hotel support the ladies working in the dump area by buying some of their projects.
The Mvumbi project is a discipleship based skills training and micro-business project. Their mission is to equip youth and young adults with emotional, spiritual and physical skills to enable them to create a better future for themselves.
To end off the month of August the Yalla Yalla team would like to share an inspiring story of women, who like Rapunzel, can turn straw into gold.
This is the true story of a few ladies who try to survive by creating something out of nothing. They are working at the eManzana garbage dump.