This week a successful exchange between experienced brickmakers in Skoonheid and brickmaking entrepreneurs in Drimiopsis provided an excellent opportunity for collaboration. The seasoned Skoonheid brickmakers generously shared their successes and challenges. In the process Skoonheid brickmakers had opportunity to examine their business structure and viability. Drimiopsis entrepreneurs learned much about the details required to own and operate a successful brick making business.
Capacity building in resettlement communities is strengthened through collaborations and efficient use of resources. The DRFN is working toward building capacity by strengthening collaborative networkers in all sectors while offering mentoring and training support to motivated resident stakeholders.
It is the intention of the DRFN that through this humble brick making initiative, the communities will be able to construct proper brick houses; which will be a decent move for most from the shack and plastic types they have been calling home.