This woman’s work...

Walking tall: Molelekeng rotates the types of crops she plants each year PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Walking tall: Molelekeng rotates the types of crops she plants each year PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

Determination and a woman’s touch describe Basadi Molelekeng’s life as a dedicated and passionate citizen farming in Pandamatenga, an area dominated by male white farmers. In between her busy schedule, as she planted crops for this season, Mmegi Staffer MOMPATI TLHANKANE secured a moment with the young woman who has defied the odds and entered the largely uncharted waters of commercial farming

PANDAMATENGA: The Mmegi news crew meets 35-year-old Basadi Molelekeng on the way to her farm as she rushes to deliver fertilisers because the tractors and planters are ready to roll. Molelekeng is very hands-on and doesn’t wait for anyone to do a job on her behalf. Arriving at the field, she immediately jumps into her tasks, the whitish fertiliser powder still on her hands. She is ready to start the interview.

Her eyes, however, remain fixed on the field an urge she cannot resist since her life turned around in 2014.

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