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‘TikTok farmer’ Malesela builds thriving poultry business

30th Jan 2022

Food For Mzansi describes how our graduate Malesela Molema bounced back from disappointing Senior Certificate results by throwing himself into poultry farming. Malesela shared his journey on TikTok, and it started trending. Food For Mzansi describes how he fell in love with farming’ while studying at Buhle and now employs two people – even while […]

Nedbank video: “Project with Buhle creates 336 jobs.”

9th Dec 2021

“Some people see a farm: We see job creation.” About 336 jobs have been created through our @Nedbank-supported project in Vuwani, Venda – ensuring that over 1200 people go to bed well-fed each night. Watch the video.

Farmer’s Weekly reports on Buhle’s adaptation to Covid-19

11th Nov 2021

Farmer’s Weekly has described how Buhle adapted to the Covid-19 restrictions in 2020, which forced all educational institutions to close their doors for several months. Our approach included launching an online learning management platform and some online farmer training courses, starting with Financial Management – a skill crucial to the success of every agripreneur.

Short courses – updated schedule

30th Sep 2021

We have updated our short course schedule for 2021, as was necessary due to delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Please find below the new schedule for these short courses, which cater for the skills that we find are in highest demand among new farmers of southern Africa. Apply on www.buhle.org.za/enroll. Email applications@buhle.org.za, or call […]

Women in Agri interviews Buhle graduate Kgomotso Ramatlo

27th Aug 2021

Kgomotso Ramatlo tells Women in Agri that her retrenchment from a management position in a bank was a blessing in disguise, as it enabled her to leap straight into a greater passion – farming. She now runs a thriving vegetable farm, employing four full-time employees and five to eight seasonal employees. (Pic from Women in […]

Hear Zamo on SAfm Radio

23rd Jun 2021

Listen to our Executive Director Zamo Shongwe explaining in this SAfm Radio interview what makes Buhle different to other farming academies. Our emphasis on teaching practical and business skills to new farmers, and our focus on attracting youth and women, are among the topics she addresses.

Buhle seeks forward-thinking Commercials Manager

1st Jun 2021

Buhle seeks to appoint a forward-thinking Commercials Manager to elevate farm productions to the next level. Farm productions include grains, vegetables, livestock and poultry (layers and broilers), demonstrable experience of all is requisite. The consummate professional will be responsible for campus wide commercial production including the financial management of projects, recognising and securing business opportunities […]

Fundraiser post opens at Buhle (filled)

19th Apr 2021

Fundraiser Business Developer Job Specification Buhle seeks to appoint a fundraiser to join our team. The individual will have experience in target driven fundraising funds in a strained economic environment to enable the organisation to achieve its mission in training and incubating smallholder farmers across the country. This creative, talented and driven individual in carrying […]

Buhle seeks finance intern

8th Apr 2021

If you have a qualification in accounting or bookkeeping and are seeking an internship, Buhle would like to hear from you! Read the job description below and if suitable send your CV, with a covering letter, to careers@buhle.org.za. Closing date: 14 April 2021. Only short-listed candidates will receive a reply. Finance Intern Job Description Buhle […]

Offering a host of courses post-lockdown

6th Oct 2020

Buhle is offering a host of courses for the remainder of 2020, having adapted our schedule after the national Covid-19 lockdown: 1. Grain Production, 30 November – 18 December, is the first of four modules in this course. Students can choose to do just this module, which concentrates on how to operate a tractor and […]