Phone: Benoni School: 011 568 4884 Valhalla School: 012 651 0331 CEO: 082 859 1191
Plot 57, Doornrandje on R511 Hartebeestfontein, Centurion, 0157

Economic Development

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Our mission is not simply to only to feed the unemployed or educate the poor. It is about empowering those in our care to become leaders who bring sustainable change in our nation.

We have range of income streams that support operating costs, ensuring the future the sustainability of Jacobs Well.

SUSTAINABLE FARMING

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Our current farming project includes ten tunnels that provide vegetables for own use, while surplus is sold. Simultaneously, the farming activities at Jacobs Well present opportunities for vocational skills development of slow learners and community development by teaching of improved farming skills. Jacobs Well advances the livelihood of those willing to implement the Foundations for Farming principles.

MANUFACTURING

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The I Love Diepsloot community-based sewing centre was founded in September 2012. This project provides skills development and employment opportunities in the local community while ensuring our own sustainability.

Our team manufactures a range of bags, clothes and corporate gifts. We also supply large pharmaceutical companies with pouches for their clients’ insulin medication.

CURRENT CLIENTS INCLUDE:

  • Woolworths (currently under development)
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Eskom
  • South African Tourism
  • Shoprite
  • Ingenuity @ Monte Casino
  • Sashwe Designs
  • Wavu Now
  • Made in SA @ Oliver Tambo International Airport
  • Rhiza fashion label

Partner with us: The I Love Diepsloot project offers

  • Our BEE Level 1 offers 135% procurement
  • BEE credit opportunities
  • Skills development
  • Social Corporate Investment

POTTERY ITEMS

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Handmade in our studio by artist Anke du Toit, beautiful practical items are sold at reasonable prices. The pottery studio presents an opportunity for slow learners to learn a skill while ensuring sustainability for Jacobs Well.