Let QASA help you find employment

Are you a quadriplegic or paraplegic looking for employment? Send your CV by email to QASA at projectcoordinator@qasa.co.za today! We are assisting a number of quadriplegics and paraplegics to find employment.   Ari Seirlis is the CEO of the QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) and managing editor of Rolling […]

Driving into the new year

Itumeleng approached QASA determined to get her driver’s licence. She was unwavering in her desire to learn to drive herself, as public transport was becoming too difficult to use. Itumeleng was born with a disability and due to unforeseen circumstances became a wheelchair user. It was a big adjustment for […]

Nearly ready for the big time …

The QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) offered development and capacity building for a second group of HWSETA Workplace Experience Grant learners. Ten interns with disabilities started their one-year internship in May 2017. Nine of the interns are either quadriplegic or paraplegic. The participants will soon be prepared for and […]

Astronauts could end shoulder pain for wheelchair users!

Wheelchair engineer Salim Nasser, at the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Kennedy Space Center, has come up with Rowheels – a wheel that will reinvent how wheelchairs work. The Rowheel requires a wheelchair user to pull rather than push the wheels. The majority of wheelchair users will […]

Royal recognition: Queen Elizabeth bestows a prestigious award on a worthy South African

Marlene le Roux, CEO of the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town, has received the prestigious Commonwealth Point of Light Award from Queen Elizabeth II for her tireless work in the disability sector. Marlene, who featured in Issue 4 of ROLLING INSPIRATION in 2017, is the fifth South African to […]

Get tech-savvy at QASA Digital Village

Since 2012, the QuadPara Association of the Western Cape (QAWC) has been running the QASA Digital Village, which offers free computer training to quadriplegics and paraplegics in Cape Town and surrounding areas. More than 500 members, from regions including Somerset West, Paarl, Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain, have joined the programme. […]