Food, Water & Energy Security Video South Africa

#BeautifulNews: This 21-year-old ploughed her way to becoming a green pepper expert

Love stories often make for riveting tales. Mahlatse Matlakana’s journey of courage, sacrifice, and passion is one epic romance with an unexpected source of affection – green peppers. At the age of 15, Matlakana supported her family by working on farms in Arrie Village, Limpopo. What she didn’t know was that this act of survival would lead to her owning her own business before she turned 21.

Read Mahlatse Matlakana's full story here.