Achieving a graceful balance: Tai Chi @ Siyakhana

Siyakhana is all about balance: it’s about knowing precisely when to plant and where to position the seedlings. It’s about knowing when to fertilise and when to harvest. And it’s about knowing just how much of one’s yield to portion out for profit and how much to set...

Boot Camp @ Siyakhana

On hearing the name ‘Siyakhana’ one would most probably think of freshly harvested produce that is grown in an organic environment. And though this is precisely what Siyakhana does, it actually achieves a whole lot more. Essentially, Siyakhana promotes healthy and...

Siyakhana-Bezuidenhout Park ‘Parkrun’

Parkrun: it’s a buzz word that seems to be doing the rounds amongst fitness fanatics and health enthusiasts. But what exactly is a ‘parkrun’? A parkrun is a free, monthly 5km timed run that is open to everyone and that is organised in a safe and pleasant environment....

Siyakhana’s Achievements

Prof Michael Rudolph with co-author Florian Kroll won best oral presentation for the 6th Annual Gauteng Agricultural Research Symposium, June 2013 Awarded European Union contract, with Siyakhana Initiative/Wits as the lead institution in collaboration with two...

Food garden feeds inner city residents

Johannesburg – Vulnerable and hungry people living in Johannesburg’s inner city are enjoying the fruits of the successful Siyakhana Food Garden in Bezuidenhout Park. Phase two of a food garden located in what was once a dumping ground has answered the...

Edulink EU-ACP Project

The project aims to design and implement a joint training programme in order to foster cost effective measures, including greater inter-institutional networking to provide quality universal university education and learning in the three participating Southern Africa...