jobs. That is the reality of livelihood for many of our readers. But
things are changing. Many of those who are dependent on these ‘piece
jobs’, are discovering opportunities that are allowing them to become
full-time employees and entrepreneurs.Government, through its
different departments, has started many projects to develop and
transfer basic skills to encourage people to empower themselves. Many
people are taking these opportunities and are reaping benefits that
new skills bring.
month’s role model, Cheryl Carolus, tells us not to wait for
handouts, but do things for themselves.Also in this edition, we focus
on opportunities created by government, via the Department of Labour
and the Department of Public Work’s Expanded Public Works Programme,
to equip people with new skills in areas like road construction, early
childhood development and environmental projects.
government has created these projects for all South Africans. It is
our duty to find out and make use of them.
the Batho Pele Gateway Call Centre on 1020 and change your life today.