Darul Ihsan’s efforts to assist the underprivileged communities in the deepest and most rural parts of KwaZulu-Natal is bearing fruits.
A garden patch set up at the Nombuso Disability Development Centre in Ndwedwe, north of the province, has started to benefit the learners on a daily basis.
The organisation, together with the Office of the KwaZulu-Natal Premier and the Nelly Zikalala Foundation, launched the pilot project, which has seen a vegetable garden set up from A-Z o the school’s grounds, at the start of 2021. Several other such initiatives are in the pipeline.
The local community around the school assist learners with the preparation of meals using the vegetables. All those involved are then fed daily using the produce from the garden. These include cabbage, spinach, beetroot and potatoes, to name a few that have so far been harvested.
“The community is extremely grateful for the assistance and we are happy to have been able to make a difference,” Abdul Saeed Sheik of the Darul Ihsan Relief Team said. “We would like to thank all those who have contributed to making this project a success.”
Darul Ihsan Media Desk