Jo-andra Cloete Greegory

Our Poultry Place

What does your company do?

We are a chicken farm that specialises in reering organic chicken...I also mentor and train over 100 small emerging poultry farmers to start their projects and supply them with all they need .. I have started my venture out in a informal settlement in the Western Cape and sold my first chickens out of the boot of my car driving around in the informal settlement . By 2018 by project grew to such an extend that i had to employ 10 woman selling chicken at live stands in the settlement with 3 permanent workers on the farm..

What is your biggest success?

Being able to give back ,be one and teaching over 100 Seeing other people succeed and teaching them how to create a substainable income for themselfs Being the only woman in this years Young Farmer W/Cape competition and also making front page of the farmers weekly and inspiring other woman

What has been your biggest hurdle?

Excess to land .. i have applied for Agricultural land to lease in 2018 and my project has grown rapidly and i needed to exspand to meet demand,but i was declined Since this is my bread and butter i had to lease private land which is costing an arm and a leg

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