Bursaries from Engen

Engen-sponsored bursaries aimed at extending access to crucial work-training opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities have seen Work4You successfully place 90 percent of candidates, significantly boosting employment of these young adults in the formal labour market. Although Engen has spent five years supporting Work4You, a Cape Town-based non-profit organisation (NGO) […]

A peek into Sun International

Ari Seirlis, CEO of the QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA), recently visited two hotels under the Sun International umbrella. He shares what he thought of their accessibility.   Sibaya Lodge, Umhlanga Rocks The Sibaya Lodge has a beautiful setting, just behind the main casino building. The 118-room, three-star hotel […]

Avis donates van to Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

Avis Rent a Car Southern Africa donated a Toyota Quantum to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH) on May 23 in Parktown, Johannesburg, to contribute to realising Nelson Mandela’s dream of improving the quality of life of South African children – the lifeblood of our nation. Avis Rent a Car […]

ConvaTec’s GentleCath™ Glide is now available from Umsinsi Health Care

GentleCath™ Glide from ConvaTec is now available in South Africa from Umsinsi Health Care, the sales and marketing partner for ConvaTec’s wound and stoma care product ranges. ROLLING INSPIRATION will be taking a closer look at the product in coming newsletters. In the meantime, Amanda Wilde, MD of Umsinsi spoke […]

Hiring a person with a disability

People with disabilities frequently struggle to gain access to employment and training, says Devan Moonsamy, CEO of the I Can Help Africa Foundation (ICHAF) Training Institute, a South African Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college. This situation is often caused by misperceptions relating to disabilities. “Most disabilities don’t prevent […]