The Department of Water and Environmental Affairs has committed to ensuring that 55 percent of women and two percent of people with disabilities benefit from the department’s programmes.

People with disabilities often find themselves at the end of the line when government allocates funding, particularly in the education sector. Siyathembana highlights the need to integrate people with disabilities into the FET system and source funding opportunities through the relevant Seta?s.

As so few graduates with disabilities are currently being employed in South Africa?s workplace a joint initiative aims to bridge the gap between corporates and disabled people while dispelling the myths and fears around disabilities in the workplace.

The Gauteng Youth Commission will showcase the potential of young disabled people by bringing them together for Youth Disability Day on Thursday June 28.


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