Off the beaten track with QASA

From September 29 to October 2, QASA hosted its annual Quads4Quads Journey to raise funds. As always, the trip was filled with mud, dust, drama and good company. QASA CEO Ari Seirlis shares some of the highlights of the event. On Saturday, September 29, the 250 participants of the 2018...

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Solomon’s new wheels

Solomon recently approached QASA with a request for a small contribution towards a wheelchair. QASA did more than make a contribution; it donated a wheelchair to him. A very happy Solomon says: “I wish to express appreciation and gratitude for QASA’s generous donation of my new Rollability MK2 wheelchair. “QASA […]

Youngsters fight pollution

Happy Valley Day & Edu Centre is a private pre-school that offers excellent professional care for little ones. The educators at the pre-school recently approached QASA to join its Bread Tags and Bottle Caps Collection project. The youngsters are on a mission to rid the area of pollution and to […]

A Driving Ambitions first

JC Dittrich made Driving Ambitions history when he became the first candidate in the Western Province to obtain his driver’s licence. He did so with the help of the Western Cape Driving Ambitions programme, launched by QASA earlier this year. ROLLING INSPIRATION caught up with JC to learn more. Why […]

Desmond goes mobile

Desmond Monyamane is one of the most recent successful candidates from the Driving Ambitions programme run by QASA. He is currently employed as a quality administrative contractor and his main goal in joining the programme was to increase his personal mobility and ability to travel at any time. Equipped with […]

QASA addresses employment

QASA recently hosted an employment workshop that addressed the integration of persons with disabilities in the workplace. The event was attended by a select group of employers who showed interest in forming a relationship with QASA to assist with the employment of its members. Strategies for bridging the employment gap […]

Farewell Benjamin!

The HWSETA Work Experience Grant has come to an end for Benjamin Mbatha, who was hosted by Shave Paints & Décor in its Springfield Branch, Durban, for the past year, where he received in-house training and working experience. A farewell for Benjamin was arranged on June 8, 2018, where the […]

Bidvest Premier Lounge invests in QASA

Bidvest Premier Lounge has a long-standing relationship with QASA and will invest in the QASA skills development programme for the second year to assist in upskilling QASA members and securing employment, internships and learnerships. Phillendren Chetty, for example, was employed by Netwize as a CCTV operator. Degratia Moraila secured employment […]