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Ten reasons to feed your staff

By |2020-01-16T11:36:30+02:00May 31st, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, Staff Health|

Advanced nutrition supports brain function and energy levels which promotes safety at the workplace – particularly on mines (and jobs with high safety risks) where safety is a priority concern. The International Labour Organisation recently reported that companies are losing up to 20% in productivity due to malnutrition. According to Harvard School of Public Health, [...]

Ideal nutrition for mineworkers

By |2020-01-16T11:36:30+02:00May 10th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, Mine worker Feeding Schemes, Mine Workers|

The mining industry forms an integral part of the South African economy; with an estimated worth of R20.3 trillion. In 2017, mining contributed 8% to the country’s gross domestic product. Needless to say, that makes mineworkers an integral part of the country’s wellbeing, and if this workforce suffers due to ill health that results from [...]

Remarkable Results in Zambia – School Feeding Scheme in Zambia

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00April 29th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, School Feeding|

 Like many countries in Africa, Zambia is a poverty-stricken nation. According to the Borgen Project, a non-profit organisation that addresses poverty and hunger in poor nations such as Zambia, 60% of the Zambian population live below the poverty line, with 42% being classified as extremely poor. This figure is worse in rural Zambia, where [...]

What is a feeding scheme and how does it help learners and schools?

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00April 5th, 2019|Feeding Schemes, Fortified Food, School Feeding|

  In a developing country such as South Africa, where poverty is not only rife, but also among the highest in the world, people inevitably go hungry. According to the World Bank, from a list of 149 countries, South Africa has the highest inequality in the world, with a score of 63 out of 100 [...]

Power Supply For Security And Anti-Poaching

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00May 31st, 2018|Conservation, Fortified Food, Videos|

Video Transcript "Power Supply is basically what it says on the packet. It’s a maize porridge, which is a meal, or you can use it as a drink. It’s very nice as a shake. Our APU is not allowed to make fires in the field because it will give their positions away. Therefore we started [...]

Immune-boosting porridge

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00December 21st, 2017|Fortified Food, Products|

Certain foods contain vitamins and minerals that are good for your heart, eyes, digestive system, nerves, etc. These vitamins and minerals mostly repair damaged cells, which is why they are good for certain organs and systems. However, in order to prevent any damage to these systems and organs via bacterial or viral infections and diseases, [...]

Feeding Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women and Children Under 5

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00December 14th, 2017|GMOs, Mageu, Minerals, Products, School Feeding, Staff Health, Vitamins|

Section One: Addressing the NEED Africa has a NEED to provide nutrition for its people who are: Malnourished children under the age of 5 years who have stunted growth as a result; and Pregnant and breast-feeding mothers who are nutrient deficient. Commonly stated key statistics of malnutrition prevalence in Zambia (Unicef, 2007): Incidence of [...]

GMO dry grains in South Africa and South Africa’s stance towards GMOs

By |2020-01-16T11:36:31+02:00November 28th, 2017|GMOs|

Compared to other African countries, South Africa jumped on the genetically modified organisms (GMO) bandwagon very early on. The first GMO field trials in South Africa were conducted in 1989, and in 1997, with the establishment of the GMO Act, the commercial release of genetically modified insect-resistant cotton and maize was approved. Today, South Africa [...]

Food For Staff & Schools: Interview with Pride & Purpose’s David Khoza

By |2020-01-16T11:36:32+02:00October 23rd, 2017|Fortified Food, School Feeding, Staff Health, Videos|

Pride & Purpose is a non-profit organisation, in partnership with Virgin Unite, whose purpose is to support local communities that lack basic needs such as access to food, clean water, and health services. So far, Pride & Purpose has provided approximately 5000 people with access to clean water, provided education facilities to 3000 [...]