Nthabiseng Evodia Mtikrakra

Lihle and Asanda Holdings

What does your company do?

Agricultural business, current producing quality calve weaners (bullock) specifically for feetlot and emerging farmers looking for quality breeding stock

What is your biggest success?

I started my company with nothing but idea and a vision, passion driven to add to our country food security and skill development. In 2018 I was producing naturally produced spinach for local schools feeding schemes operation from a delapidated tunnel at one of our local T vet College and my biggest success was when I was awarded 418ha farm on a 30 year lease by the department of rural affairs.

What has been your biggest hurdle?

Operational capital, Farming is expensive particularly for 1st generation like myself who started from nothing