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  • Hilltop Farm Landscape

    Hilltop Farm Landscape

    Hilltop is located outside the village of Hanover, near Bhisho, the capital of the former homeland, Ciskei, in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

  • Volunteer Program

    Volunteer Program
    Volunteer Program

    Hilltop has for many years in the post-apartheid era encouraged a program of volunteerism to play a part in reconstructing a new path for South Africa.

  • Woody Cape Holiday Resort


    Situated right next to the Indian Ocean, this resort is the perfect escape for those looking for a place to spend some relaxing days.

    Whether it is superb fishing or exellent hiking opportunities, there is a lot to discover in the area!

  • Xhosa Culture


    The Transkei, home to the Xhosa people, is the only part of the country still governed by tribal authorities, and most of the region's inhabitants maintain a traditional lifestyle. The Xhosa people live in the traditional way, with ancient tribal systems still intact.

    The people live in thatched mud-brick huts peppered across the hills, without running water or electricity, and subsist through growing mainly maize.

  • Addo Elephant National Park


    More than 450 elephants, 400 Cape buffalo, over 48 endangered black rhino as well as a variety of antelope species are situated in the Addo Elephant National Park.

    Lion and spotted hyena have also recently been re-introduced to the area. The largest remaining population of the flightless dung beetle is located within the park.

IT Department

IT Department
IT team

Hilltop has an IT technical centre which acts as the brain of Hilltop‘s IT operations and also offers a six months training course to adult youth who are from local villages and townships.

The department refurbishes computers and develop and promotes software, IT solutions and e-learning.

In addition, trainers that are sent out to schools in rural environments are trained here in hardware and software including Microsoft and Open Source which is in a development mode.

Since 2001 Hilltop has established over 100 computer centres in three provinces: the Eastern Cape, Free State and the Northern Cape. These are mainly located in rural communities and townships.

Through the skills training Hilltop has created small and large business off-shoots like Awona Technologies in King Williams Town, a womans empowerment business to whom 35 centres were transferred. IT Support in East London an IT Technical Business and several others.