Local News / 09 October 2019, 06:11am / Molefi Sompane
Members of the Boiphihlelo Cooperative: image supplied.
Thaba Nchu: A ward Councillor and Community Developer Raynie Klaasen has congratulated the community of the Nogaspot mostly members of the Boiphihlelo Cooperative Limited after the department of rural development and the local traditional leaders of Barolong Ba Seleka handed additional 20 hectors of land to the community that is working on agricultural projects to elevate themselves.
Klaasen commended all the key stakeholders who played the part to seeing the project successful.
She said: “It is good and encouraging when we have community based projects like this one getting help from central government, the presence of the Minister Thoko Didiza to this unknown community within Thaba Nchu brought hope to those who have come to work their land and cub the forever rising unemployment stats.”
Speaking to her subjects Queen Moroka insisted the benefits of working the land.
“This additional land will provide the beneficiaries with more production and they shall survive from it. Land is very important gift we all need to have,” she said.
Meanwhile Didiza promised that her department will work together with the provincial government to help the community with additional tractor.
She commended them by coming together and focused to their goals.
“This Project is one of few that since its inception is still focused to community development because many households have representatives in it. We are very happy as government because they are focused in job creation and land usage,” she said.