Community Involvement

SiyaQhubeka strives to stimulate small and medium enterprise development in the Zululand Region. SiyaQhubeka outsources most a number of its plantation activities such as silviculture, harvesting, and transport to local enterprises which in turn collectively employ over 1,406 people. Ten of these contractors are black- empowered collectively employing 922 people.

SiyaQhubeka Forests has identified and, in some cases, implemented, small businesses initiatives to create awareness job opportunities, hunger alleviation, awareness, sponsor, sports activities and encourage the sustainable use of natural resources.