mayor of Albuquerque in uSA provided city wide day jobs for homelss folk and found out they worked much harder than his other staff!
SAMUELS SIZA FOUNDATION - Durban Business shows the way in creating dignity and upliftment for durban's homeless
This durban business is showing the way for business, creating work, creating rehab opportunities, creating above all PUBLIC DIGNITY for people living on the streets.
They are using a innovative T shirt /snap scan donation initiative and developing gardens in puiblic places where people find employment. lets hope it inspires the same in cape town from a similar business. Mr Samels saw this initiative for homeless people in Mexico and brought it over ...and listen to this PODCAST HERE..to get a bit of their idea and WEBSITE HERE for more details
Also see their FACE BOOK HERE for ongoing news
YOUTH CAFES in CAPE TOWN : Unemployed and 18-25 years age? visit a free Youth Cafe for job readiness and entrepreneurial training, internet access, specialised courses and more skills
very different approach to EPWP where people first have to get an ID book register and wait on waiting list as so few contracts come into play - Only minmum contracts for last few months by EPWP and these include to people capricorn masiphumele ocean view. So 6000 homeless on the streets of cape town are excluded simply by not having cell phone or email to be notified when a placement comes up after registration...
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