Man donates hectare of his land to help feed his community

Man donates hectare of his land to help feed his community

- A Midvaal man has given away a hectare of his land

- He hopes it would be used for farming to help feed the poor

- He was inspired by another man who started a garden outside his home

A man in Midvaal, Gauteng, has given away a hectare of his land to help feed the hungry in his community.

Sipho Simelane posted the announcement on Facebook on 24 November. He shared pictures of the land and said:

My family would like to give land for FREE "1 HECTARE (10,000 SQUARE METRES) of agricultural land" to people who would love to farm or start a Community Garden Project.

He said he was inspired by another man named Johan Scott, who recently started a small vegetable garden outside his home to help the poor in his neighbourhood.

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Sipho invited individuals, families, churches or even companies with corporate social initiatives to take up the offer and make a difference in people's lives.

He further explained that he is not a farmer but would like to see the land used.

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His offer has received praise and some have already indicated willingness to take it up. See some reactions below.

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