Title: Transcripts of interviews conducted by Gwendolen M. Carter, 1972-1985
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Title: Transcripts of interviews conducted by Gwendolen M. Carter, 1972-1985
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Language: English
Creator: Carter, Gwendolen M.
Copyright Date: 1982
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Hapi Mullman---Johannesberg1, 1985. Was with IRR before JK-B replaced

John Reese, left to work for SouTh African Development Bank (SADB)---she
is on the project side, esp. education.

One of the factors that is upsetting the economy is the overseas debt,
there is interest and principle on old loans. The government is trying
to cut its budget but is not going to cut the commitment to the development
bank. 2.2 billion rand share committdint. The bank grew out of the
Carlton Conference 1980, 1982. The country is divided into 8 regions.
Homelands may be in more than one region---Transkei is in 2, Boputhatswana
is in 4.
The Bank set priorities in terms of area. most in nee& of attention.
South Africa has 2000 votes, Ciskei has 300 votes, Transkei 500 votes.
To be a member you should be an independent country, Sranskei is covered
by the Transkei Development Bank.
Ciskpi has an industrial training project.
Boputhatswana has an educational center attached to the came park reserve
cost to Restonburg and Sun City. A school for children to learn
about ecology has been started. An area has been designated off limits
to grazing animals and in exchange for their cooperation the people in
the area can buy meat at reduced rates when the nimaxxay reserve stocked
game animals are culled.
Projects have to be initiated by the home l;.nd.
The Bank analyzes them in terms of economic viability---they should be
income generating projects usually in xaammaiimxwit the industrial
or agricultural sector.
There is no lending to individuals,it is all direct agency to agency.
The Rpeional Council wh rxtRhymam$~r kiyrryxo yhpy represents a
wide range of community interests.
Thper is norp need for outright grants.
The SABD does not fund military or health projects.
In accepting a project the homeland's capacity to deal with it has to
be evaluated. There is great variation in the homelandSs capacity.
TranskPi has a lot of apolitical people, whites, blacks from outside.

In general, there is massive unemployment. Incomes are down about 20%
but the cost of living is up 15%. There has been no closing of the wage
Phe whites have a euphoric belief that solutions are at hand but iti self
exception. The Black's life is getting worse.

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