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Nompendulo Manana, 2017 Youth Winner (Khulamini, Manzini)

Nompendulo Manana, 2017 Youth Winner (Khulamini, Manzini) Nompendulo is the very first winner under the youth category and she entered under the vegetable production category. For Manana, entering the competition was about believing in herself. She saw the competition and thought maybe she could also do something great. She was pleasantly surprised to have placed …

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2016 winner Mhlophe Mhlanga ( Lobamba Lomdzala, Manzini)

2016 winner Mhlophe Mhlanga ( Lobamba Lomdzala, Manzini) As the current winner, she is also the key advocate for the Woman Farmer Foundation for the year 2016/17 She works collaboratively in the office of the foundation and the ministry of Agriculture (extension service) in effort to motivate more women to engage in Agribusiness. She produces …

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2015 winner Fikile Sukati (Mpembekati, Manzini North)

2015 winner Fikile Sukati (Mpembekati, Manzini North) Entered the competition in 2015 for her vegetable produce and she received inputs such as irrigation pipes after winning the competition. She considers the inputs to be very essential and beneficial to her farm though she has faced a challenge whereby the irrigation pipes were destroyed by uncontrolled …

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2013 winner Khabonina Dlamini (Mafutseni, Manzini region)

2013 winner Khabonina Dlamini (Mafutseni, Manzini region) Entered the competition under the vegetable production sector. Her enterprise faces challenges such as lack of water for irrigation. This has caused her to focus on broiler husbandry as well as growing citrus fruits. Winning the competition has improved her recognition in her country as a woman farmer …

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2011 winner Thulisile Nhlabatsi (Hawane Motshane constituency)

2011 winner Thulisile Nhlabatsi (Hawane Motshane constituency) Entered the competition in 2011 for her dairy farming enterprise. She has also diversified her farm production with the inclusion of vegetable production. The Capital inputs she received as prizes during the competition, like the 2 point portable milking machine, assisted her efficiency in conducting her work while …

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2010 winner Precious Dlamini (Ngobelweni Kubuta constituency)

2010 winner Precious Dlamini (Ngobelweni Kubuta constituency) ​ Entered the competition in 2010 for her dairy farming enterprise. Has also managed to grow her enterprising with the inclusion of broilers and layers poultry farming. She has been a community development officer (Bucopho) since 2004 working with development committees in her constituency and chiefdom. When she …

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2009 winner Winile Zulu (KaShiba Sandleni constituency)

2009 winner Winile Zulu (KaShiba Sandleni constituency) Entered the competition in 2009 for her vegetable farming enterprise. Since winning the competition she has managed to grow her business by constructing 2 grocery stores and a restaurant in her Chiefdom. She has also added piggery production to her farming enterprises, besides being a seasonal maize farmer. …

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2007 winner Thembisile Dlamini (Mahlangatsha)

2007 winner Thembisile Dlamini (Mahlangatsha)​ Entered the competition for her maize farming enterprise in 2007. When she started farming she had her focus on vegetables and maize production. Having been a winner and through capital inputs received as competition prizes she has been able to diversify her enterprising with sweet potato, beans, vegetables, goat, indigenous …

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