Category Archives: Agriculture


Charity Begins at Home

Afrisun Trust’s 10 year commitment to communities in Ekurhuleni (Ekurhuleni , 28 February 2011) Over the past ten years, communities throughout the Ekurhuleni region have benefitted to the tune of R25-million through The Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT). The Afrisun Trust, a shareholder in Carnival City Casino which has committed an additional R16-million in […]

HIV AIDS Care Centre

Background In 2002 Dr Kgotso Ncholo and his then partner, Mr Thys Strydom established the Caritas Care Centre based in Spruitview, to service private medical aid patients as well as mine employees.  However, by 2005 Dr Ncholo recognised the desperate need among poorer communities for an HIV and Aids hospice centre and clinic and so, […]

AERCT, Carnival City and DRD Gold Partner in Agricultural Project

The Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT) has partnered with Carnival City and DRD Gold to develop a tunnel farming project to benefit 31 unemployed Ekhuruleni residents, to the tune of over R1 Million. The project seeks to create jobs, alleviate poverty, develop skills in agriculture and create a sustainable business for the Caritas HIV […]