Rural women make products out of natural resource - Kgetsi ya Tsie
Spread across 25 villages in the Tswapong Hills, the 1,386 rural women producers are harvesting and marketing a range of natural resource products. Working within Kgetsi ya Tsie Womens’ Community Trust, they are harnessing traditional and indigenous knowledge to the demands of the international marketplace. Supported by a revolving loan fund to provide capital for equipment and supplies, they are generating an income to support their families.
If you put a natural product on your skin, you want to be sure of its properties and that it is of the highest quality.
Available in 100ml and 50 ml bottles
Hand made marula soap is a very smooth and creamy soap which will keep your skin in good condition. The soap is another pure and natural product, comprising 70% morula oil and 30% coconut oil.
Available in 140g and 80g
Gala la Tshwene
A traditional remedy, used widely in Botswana for high blood pressure, severe headaches and strokes. also known as the Resurrection plant.
Available in 100g and 200g packs
Another traditional treatment, this is a powder made from the roots and bark of the monepenepe tree. Traditional wisdom is that it is excellent for 'cleansing the blood'. Traditional doctors prescribe it to women suffering from severe period pains.
Available in 30g and 60g packs
The morula fruit is exceptionally high in vitamin C content. The jelly captures the delicious taste of morula fruit and can also be used for making morula jam. It is an excellent accompaniment to game meat.
Available in 250ml jars.
Another delicious product, made from the lerotse melon, the jam carries a hint of ginger.
Available in 250ml jars.
Tswapong is one of only two known locations where mosata grows. It is a delicious meat substitute which knocks the spots off soya meat.
Available in 330g and 660g packs.
Outlets selling Kgetsi ya Tsie products
Location | Company
Gaborone, Western by pass | Botswanacraft
Gaborone, Airport | Botswanacraft
Gaborone, Game City | Pharma West
Gaborone, BBS Mall | Pharma South
Gaborone, River Walk | Adventure Safaris
Gaborone | Karabo Masisi-Thakhisi
Gaborone | Mojwadi
Gaborone, Craft Market Nakedi Rd | Healthy Life
Gaborone | Energym
Gaborone, opp Woolworths, Broadhurst | Health Alternatives
Gaborone | Somarelang Tikologo
Gabane | Veld Products Research and Development
Serowe | Khama Rhino Sanctuary Trust
Serowe | Serowe Hotel
Palapye | Cresta Botsalo Hotel
Maun | General Trading
Ghanzi | Gantsicraft
Francistown | Mowana Pharmacy
Francistown | Legae Pharmacy
Francistown | Phodisong Pharmacy
Rakops | Leroo la Tau Lodge
Kasane | Kubu Lodge
Kasane | Cresta Mowana Hotel
Kasane | Chobe Safari Lodge
Nata | Nata Lodge
Orapa | Legae Pharmacy
Letlhakane | Legae Pharmacy
Tuli | Tuli Safari Lodge
Otse | Otse Garden Centre
Lobatse | Cumberland Hotel
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