Salaam Foundation | 24 March 2021
6.5 million people in South Africa live in hunger according to official statistics and every single citizen has a role to play in helping to change this reality.
Salaam Foundation has established the “Farm on the Dam”, a cattle and sheep facility in the northern Free State of South Africa to rear and produce high quality, beef and mutton for those in need.
“It is our responsibility to attend to the crisis we are facing as South Africans,” said SF director, Fatima Sookharia. “And we need to make sure we supply high quality food products to our fellow citizens.”
The farm is currently supplying 2000 meals a month and the aim is to now increase this to 10 000 meals per month over the next 12 months.
“We have faith that we can even reach 1 million people,” added Sookharia.
The animals are all pasture raised, meaning that their diet is almost completely based on natural grassland and leaves. The project also has a sustainable farming element built into it as the animals inevitably breed among themselves resulting in the birth of lambs and calves that further enhance the strength of the flocks and herds.
Contribute to this project make a direct deposit to:
Branch 250 737
Ref: SA + name (zakat/lillah/sadaqah)
Section 18 A certificates are available for this project. Requests can be sent to