Umgibe "Women's Business
Entrepreneur Sewing" program manufacturing Biodegradable Plant Growing Bags for schools, farms, and restaurant gardens.
Umgibe Farming Organics and Training Institute is a carbon-saving, ecological, organic, income generating vegetable-growing system which provides a platform to market vegetables grown by grassroots farmers in South Africa. Umgibe supports local farming co-operatives by providing access to technology, training, and markets.
Investing in Umgibe and supporting their vision for student farmers helps to break the cycle of poverty and provide a future for the upcoming generation.
Student farmers sign up for the program, are trained, and receive a household farm. Umgibe provides continual support and contracts to fill orders with commercial customers.
Own your Household Farm become a Community Umgibe Women Business Entrepreneur (WBE): Grow, Harvest, Sell - it's just that simple
Change your life, school, and community by starting an Umgibe seedprenure program. Educate your children at no cost with Umgibes free community based Pod Learning Network. Provide your family with food, the ability to learn a business and earn an income. Over 350 schools participating and growing.
Ten Percent of all sales from plant seedling trays sold to Umgibe go into a savings account for your child’s education. Umgibe is offering an alternative livelihood with no startup costs. We provide the school with free tray seedlings, train and educate, provide any equipment, free learning podcasts, marketing and sales. Students can grow vegetables for their family.
Interested in starting one at your school? Contact Umgibe Farming and Training Institute at www.umgibe.org or call 071 137 7779 South Africa. In the U.S. contact Alan MacLachlan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01.206.730.1316.