A good CV can make all the difference

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 …

A Journey of Forgiveness and Hope

A little while ago a young lady visited our health team, hoping to find someone who would listen to her story and offer advice without judging her. Caught up in a family crisis, she felt isolated and stigmatised by her neighbours because of her past. She had come to the right place. As a young pregnant teenager, she had been involved in …

IMPROVING HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

March 2015 Quarterly Programs Report Seed of Hope provides local access to basic health screening and training, support programs and crisis assistance for families. In our Health Department, a new HIV Support Group has been launched for teenagers, and there are 6 clients who have joined. Themes for support groups of all ages this term have dealt with New Beginnings, …

SKILLS & SUSTAINABILITY

March 2015 Quarterly Programs Report Using available resources – time, land and local markets – Seed of Hope empowers people to change their own lives. In our Sewing Program, Ernestina (Sewing Trainer) and 2 of our graduates are taking an advanced fashion design course. This term the course has covered skills such as pattern drafting, new techniques for linings, and …