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where do you go with the baobab fruit?

where do you go with the baobab fruit?

Last week while on a photo shoot in Venda,  the harvesters asked me where I went with all the baobab fruit I buy from them.  So I said, why don’t you come and see?  We worked out the taxi money from Venda and back and set a date for the following Thursday.   The women […]

TAMBANI: African Embroidery

TAMBANI: African Embroidery

Last week, you met Sani Madau one of the Venda women who does embroidery to supplement her income.  Now I want to introduce you to the lady who makes it possible – Ina Le Roux.  She has created a wonderful business supporting rural Venda women who embroider such beautiful work. Read her absolutely heartwarming story […]

Venda kids and baobab fruit

Venda kids and baobab fruit

Last week I went on a field trip to Northern Venda to research fruit production. I took this great photo of some Venda kids under one of the trees I was measuring. Kids in Venda eat a lot of baobab fruit and the calcium helps their bones grow strong. The high Vitamin C content also […]