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Welfare to Work

In South Africa latest statistics indicate that 70% of the unemployed are youth. Over the years government has initiated various policies and programmes to address the problem. The W2P programme aims to either transit youth who are on welfare into permanent lucrative employment or provide further education opportunities. The project involves taking welfare recipients to the work environment provided by host NGOs. This project includes the recruitment and selection, assessment, placement and on-job development, case management, training and developmental education, support services and job retention services. It will help participants to be ready for the world ‚Äčof work and provide them with work experience in order to help them to get and to keep a job. The project includes beneficiary transformation concern and it has explicit measurable impact. The project will span over 3 years. The project budget includes two critical phases, phases II and IV.

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