"You can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference." Nelson Mandela.
 In these faraway villages of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.
 Where rural people put down their roots; many generations ago.
 Where climate change is threatening local peoples' a way of life: crop and livestock farming.
 Indwe Trust is helping local communities implement climate smart agriculture.
 Restore local grasslands and improve livestock.
 Develop food gardens for food security.
 Clear black wattle and other alien vegetation.
 And, that is just part of our story. With your assistance, we can do much more.
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Indwe Trust NPC exists to develop and deliver sustainable engineering, technology, social innovation and impact investment driven human and economic development projects across rural areas and small towns of the Eastern Cape.


We Are Uncommoners

We are a small driven and self-motivated group of individuals with different social and professional backgrounds in engineering, local economic development, agriculture, catchment restoration, holistic land livestock management, local biodiversity improvement and climate vulnerability assessments. We combine our skills with donated and patient capital to develop sustainable enterprises in climate smart agriculture and green infrastructure to benefit women, young people and the places where they live.


We are passionate about sustainable development and wealth creation through skills and enterprise development. We draw much inspiration from the words of our fallen hero, late former President Nelson Mandela,"There must be work, bread, water and salt for all." We believe that a combination of social innovation, impact investment, sustainable human and enterprise development has the power to deliver all these things.

Why We Do What We Do?

We do what we do because we are impatient with business as usual, politics as usual and paradigms as usual. We are eager to develop and showcase new possibilities, new opportunities and new strategies for transformation, reliable prosperity and resilience. We created Indwe Trust NPC to challenge the inertia of outmoded ideas and institutions; the opposition of vested interests; the failure of imagination and the failure of political will. This is what makes us we the UNCOMMONERS.