In Bhekulwandle, high unemployment is compounded by computer illiteracy. No local school offers computer lessons as part of their curriculum, and most people are effectively cut off from electronic communication and networks that can help them find opportunities.
Today most job applications are submitted online, which means you have to be able to type, use the internet and write a decent CV in order to get noticed. These realities mean that those who lack these skills or access to a computer face great barriers to getting out of poverty. Read more