King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality and the Department of Public Works recently hosted a workshop on Extend Public Works Programme (EPWP). The aim of the workshop was to equip councillors about EPWP and its purpose.

The EPWP is a government initiative that strives to provide communities with short to medium term job opportunities so they can gain experience, income and skills.

More than 300 KSD locals that were recruited during period of 2017 – 2022 Integrated Developmental Plan (IDP). This is a part of the efforts being made by KSD Municipality and other governmental entities to provide communities with employment through EPWP.

 The programme provides various job opportunities including, but not limited to:

• cleaning

• Road maintenance

• community liaison

• law auxiliary enforcement

• traffic

The program is created to address the poverty and unemployment challenges that are faced by our country.    

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