BLSA and partners help address unemployment

South Africa’s unemployment rate is at an alarming 35.3%, according to Statistics South Africa’s 2021 fourth quarter Quarterly Labour Force Survey.

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through their Beyond Advocacy Fund (BAF), have partnered with Afrika Tikkun Services to work towards alleviating unemployment.

With the assistance of BAF, Afrika Tikkun Services is providing, to a total of 364 students, digital skills training in desktop technology, data analyses, software development, the Internet of things, cybersecurity and Azure artificial intelligence.

A total of 364 students have completed their training and 260 have been placed in various jobs.
4 Oct 2022 English South Africa Business · Government

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