The Local Yokel Project encourages consumers to buy products & services from the local community by providing the knowledge of WHERE & HOW they can support fellow home-grown initiatives to RECYCLE their RANDS directly back into the local economy!

How long has your Organisation been operational?

6 years – Since 2014

Is your Organisation a registered entity? If so, please list your registration details below for eg: NPO Number, PBO Number, NPC Number etc

We are registered with the Department of Social Development as a Nonprofit Organization – NPO188-650

Do you have a Wish List? If so, please post it below:

The technology used in our offices is old and outdated. We are looking for the following;

  • 2 X Laptop computers
  • 1 X Large format printer (Banners, Stickers, Flyers, Posters)
  • 1 X Embroidery machine (to generate in-house promo items and co-branding with members)

Where can we find your Organisation online? Please list links to your Website and Social Media Platforms here:

Web –
Blog –
Facebook –

Which Cause achievement are you most proud of? Feel free to elaborate on why and include any links:

We have recently reached two milestones that we are proud of;
1) We have signed up 280 local businesses to our Project. This makes us one of the largest small, locally owned business representation bodies in South Africa
2) Our website has had over 550000 views of our member profiles since the implementation

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