Never Ending Gardens

Never Ending Gardens is a division of Dream for Africa , a religious-based non-profit organization based in Gainesville , Georgia , USA , and Johannesburg , Gauteng , South Africa , which seeks to alleviate hunger in Africa by building sustainable vegetable gardens in communities to improve their diet.

Whereas, for the sake of poverty, it is a question of poverty in the world of poverty and poverty, orphans and vulnerable children, poverty alleviation through skill enhancement and job creation, and AIDS prevention and care.

The Never Ending Gardens program provides support for programs and sustainability. The objectives of the program include the provision of a balanced diet, restoration of dignity and respect within the family unit, and general and individual improvement of quality and quantity of life.

The Never Ending Gardens initiative is one of the most important initiatives for improving the immune system. citation needed ] The World Health Organization , National Cancer Institute , Micronutrient Initiative , CDC, Agricultural Agencies and UNAIDS recommendations.

1st NEG 2004

Swaziland was chosen to be the first implementation of the Never Ending Gardens project to encourage its proximity to the organization’s South African headquarters, its manageable size and geographical expanse, and the high degree of poverty and HIV / AIDS infection rate.

Additionally, while unable to contribute funds to the project, Swazi officials were open to DFA entering the country and implementing the program.

Phase one of the three-phase program ran through the week of April 25-30, 2004, and involved the planting of 12,874 ‘single gardens’ in 35 locations in the Mafutseni , Ntondozi , Ludzeludze and Mbangave localities. The project implementation team consists of 122 volunteers from the United States and South Africa, who is moving through the localities, educating and planting a variety of seedlings.

The achievements of the group were substantial: 309,000 seedlings, including cabbage, spinach, onions and green peppers. In the seasons to follow, a wider selection of vegetables will be introduced and rotated.

It is estimated that these gardens will supply immune system-boosting vegetables for over 50,000 individuals. As is well documented, the immune systems of MOST Africans are very poor, citation needed ] qui Substantially Contributes to the spleen and the infection rate of HIV / AIDS Deaths.

The first phase has more than 85% of all homes visited. The 70,000 gardens, which is expected to produce, will supply approximately 840,000 vegetables in the first year with 1,728,000 in the second. With an average of 8 people per household, each household would be able to harvest at least 2.5 vegetables a week growing to 5 vegetables per week in the second year.

During 2004, gardens were planted in three countries: [1]

  • Swaziland – 20,000 gardens
  • Botswana – 20,000 gardens
  • South Africa – 60,000 gardens
  • Lesotho –

Planned NEG

  • 2005: Kenya , Uganda , Tanzania , Zambia , Malawi and Ghana
  • 2006: Mozambique , Angola , Zimbabwe and Madagascar
  • 2007: Democratic Republic of Congo , Congo , Central African Republic , Burundi and Rwanda

See also

  • Bruce Wilkinson

References

  1. Jump up^ “Bruce Wilkinson and Rick Warren in Africa” . Bibleguidance.co.za . Retrieved 2017-03-25 .

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