Mpumelelo Ncwadi

FounderChief Impact OfficerFounderSpiritual Leader

Mpumelelo Ncwadi is the Chief Thinkering Officer, Intellectual Architect and Spiritual Leader of KSFI. His role is to promote creative thinking and discovery through learning by doing. He is a storyteller, wayfinder and forward thinker. He co-founded KSFI to be a catalyst for radical and practical change that creates resilience. Mpumelelo is a certified grazing instructor by the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers.

He has been at the forefront of the bioregional development and small-scale farmer development movements for more than 20 years. Recently, a smallholder farmer named Julies Geduld asked; “Why don’t you just refer to yourself as the Perfect Extension Officer for the needy farmers; with the passion, commitment and selflessness that would make Nelson Mandela proud, if he was still alive.

He lives his life by the motto: live a well considered life.