About Us

 

Flagship

Flagship Projects establish

gardens in the communities that

enable members to consume and

sell organically grown produce.

Read More...

Network Initiative

Mhani Gingi's network members

learn business and marketing skills to

become social entrepreneurs, selling

crafts and goods at local markets.

Read More...

Social Responsibility

Mhani Gingi provides support to Early

Learning Centres in several

communities across Cape Town,

allowing parents to work while their

children develop communication,

literacy, and social skills. Read More...

 

Mhani Gingi – when translated into English – stands for a caring, industrious woman who is always looking for lasting solutions to social problems. Mhani Gingi is a non-profit organization that strives to provide innovative business solutions which are sustainable and profitable, and contribute towards alleviating poverty in South Africa.

Mhani Gingi uses the Power of the Collective to maximize networking, and tailor-made integrated skills development training according to the collective strengths and skills of the members. The main focus is currently on the province of the Western Cape, specialising in the townships surrounding Cape Town. WATCH OUR STORY in this video made when Mhani Gingi participated in the ORIBI Village Food System Incubation Programme.  

This initiative to help vulnerable communities grow their own food to eat is supported by the Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape Province. Mhani Gingi will be helping some of these families to take their harvest to market – and to Mhani Gingi agri-processing about to begin soon.

Nurserywoman Vuyiseka Tekwane of Mhani Gingi Nursery demonstrates The African Grower compact food-growing system which was delivered to 150 households in Mannenberg, Heideveld and Crossroads in Cape Town in March 2021 by Fresh Life Produce and Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Network.

READ MORE IN THE FULL POST BELOW

 

Trustees and staff of Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Network wish their supporters, beneficiaries and friends a safe and healthy 2021.  Mhani Gingi provides nutritious food through community Food Stations in vulnerable communities in the greater Cape Town area, to help combat hunger resulting from COVID-19. This forms part of our mission to provide sustainable livelihoods for vulnerable groups. We hope you will take ample rest, exercise and healthy nutrition, and observe basic principles of hygiene like thorough hand-washing, during the COVID-19 viral pandemic.  For information and resources visit the South African Government’s official COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource PortalEMERGENCY HOTLINE 0800 029 999.  WHATS APP SUPPORT LINE:  0600-123456. Read more about us, here.   

FORTHCOMING:  Watch out for the launch of the new Mhani Gingi website. 

Recent Posts

Goodwood CHC Fitness & Health Club and Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, visit Mhani Gingi Centre of Social Entrepreneurial Excellence

The Goodwood CHC Fitness & Health Club, and Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Frtiz (centre), visited the Mhani Gingi Centre of Social Entrepreneurial Excellence in October 2021 to view agri-processing developments.

Members of the Goodwood CHC Fitness & Health Club visited the Mhani Gingi Centre of Social Entrepreneurial Excellence in Athlone in October 2021 to view new developments at the site, including the state-of-the-art Mhani Gingi Agri-Processing Hub. A surprise visit from Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, added to the occasion. 

  1. 150 households in vulnerable communities in Cape Town receive African Grower systems to produce their own food Comments Off on 150 households in vulnerable communities in Cape Town receive African Grower systems to produce their own food
  2. Sustainable gardening project brings hope and benefits for young and old in Zone 17 in Langa Comments Off on Sustainable gardening project brings hope and benefits for young and old in Zone 17 in Langa
  3. Ladles of Love boost Mhani Gingi’s efforts combating hunger and food insecurity in our vulnerable communities Comments Off on Ladles of Love boost Mhani Gingi’s efforts combating hunger and food insecurity in our vulnerable communities
  4. Hundreds of nutritious meals being delivered in Uitsig community in Cape Town Comments Off on Hundreds of nutritious meals being delivered in Uitsig community in Cape Town