Seed Of Hope Staff Faithful Leaders

  (post from our end year report 2014) At Seed of Hope we value our staff, and are a close knit family. We value trust and unity, and seek to equip our staff in all areas of their lives. This can be seen through all the staff development activities we host through out the year to address professional, spiritual and …

Summing Up

We often focus on the stories of individual life change – because it’s at the heart of our vision of thriving people in thriving communities. But just as often, people are surprised by the extent of our reach as an organization. In 2014, hundreds of individuals were part of our programs, and many of those attended hundreds of times over …

Building on People’s Assets

(November 2014) We believe people have skills, access to resources and social connections that they can or do already use. Building on those assets is empowering and allows people to see themselves as capable of creating change. In late August, community development trainer Francis Njoroge spent a week at the Seed of Hope Centre in Bhekulwandle, South Africa. His message …

Why We Teach People to Stop Ploughing Their Fields

(November 2014) Manager of Agriculture and Business Development at Seed of Hope, Dan Wiens, shares his passion for Conservation Agriculture and explains the difference it makes for local farmers. The dry winter months are evident as you drive through rural KwaZulu Natal. You see community after community with burned, ploughed, fully exposed soil and we wonder how they are coping …