What is Umgibe®?
And How Does It Work?
Umgibe® is a unique farming method that use plastic bags as a medium of growing after finding a lot of problems that prevented her from gardening the normal way she devised this method by creating a structure that allows more vegetables to be grown than would be possible using traditional gardening.
With the ever-increasing demand for affordable and better quality food products in the country against the background of a deteriorating global economic environment, Umgibe® business model could not have come at a better time to penetrate the market.
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100% Indigenous Solutions
Umgibe can expand space where there is none. Umgibe is cost effective it requires little inputs ,no chemical fertilizer and no weeding or pesticides and very little water.
Anyone can use it!
Umgibe has health benefits because its organically grown.
It is duplicable!
Umgibe can be used as the platform for Community Foodsheds .
It can alleviate food security
Our method can be used as a social franchise that can be adopted by the government to secure food in South Africa and to generate income for thousands of individuals and decrease unemployment.
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Umgibe is not just a quick-fix problem riding on popular culture. It is a long term solution to a life long struggle faced by many families in Africa. The advent of expensive food pricing and maintaining large families is anightmare than may home-owners often face on their own. Umgibe has helped me face that struggle and come out a clear winner!