Orphanage gets vegetable tunnel

2017-08-10 06:00
PHOTO: suppliedAt the Sithandisizwe Orphanage vegetable tunnel dedication (from left) Father Richard Bedingsfeld, Susan Farrell, Alson Jula (headman), Inkosi Xolo and Ilse and Hans Vermaak (tunnel donors).

PHOTO: suppliedAt the Sithandisizwe Orphanage vegetable tunnel dedication (from left) Father Richard Bedingsfeld, Susan Farrell, Alson Jula (headman), Inkosi Xolo and Ilse and Hans Vermaak (tunnel donors).

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LAST Friday, Inkosi Xolo from the Izingolweni area dedicated a hydroponic tunnel to the Sithandisizwe Orphanage in memory of his father Inkosi Everson Thobigunya Xolo, who died in 2012.

Tunnella Tunnels from Pretoria donated a nine-metre tunnel to the orphanage to teach the orphans and their helpers new farming skills so they can enjoy vegetables, grown organically, on their doorstep.

“To empower a child is to empower a nation,” said Susan Farrell of

– Supplied.

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