To commemorate Father’s Day on Sunday, 20 June 2021, QASA held a lucky draw. The winner was awarded a R1 500 Checkers voucher (also redeemable at Shoprite). To enter, the children of father’s with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) had to post a photo to social media with a short description...
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dan Kekana, who served as provincial chairperson for Disabled People South Africa (DPSA) for several years. He was a disability rights activist and will be sorely missed by the disability community. Our condolences to his friends and family. We...
Driving instructors from across South Africa had the unique opportunity to have all their questions around driving with a disability answered during the Driving Ambitions training session held on Wednesday, March 30. The event was hosted by Caroline Rule, a qualified occupational therapist, from Rolling Rehab. The driving instructors, many […]
QASA hosted an online employment workshop on February 26. Business owners, HR managers and recruitment agencies were in attendance to learn more about the benefits of employing people with disabilities. During the event, QASA highlighted how its programme offered tremendous value to businesses by upskilling people with disabilities with no […]
On Wednesday, March 10, QASA and Shree Institute hosted an orientation for the first intake of Work Readiness Programme candidates on the accredited programme. Classes began on March 11 and will run till June. QASA is already accepting application for its next programme. To apply, send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org […]
QASA received a generous donation of beanies, scarves and socks from Beanie Group, a knitting and crocheting group based in KwaZulu-Natal. The group donates all its knitted and crocheted items to NPOs and NGOs. QASA delivered the items to Hillcrest hospital to be distributed among the elderly to wear and […]
The second intake for the online QASA Work Readiness Programme (November to December 2020) had a 100 percent pass rate. QASA project coordinator, Zandile Miya, says: “QASA is very excited as this means there are more chances for our members to become skilled and more employable. “They will receive certificates […]
Thokozile Cele, the former administrative assistant for QASA, resigned in December 2020 to pursue new career ventures. Thoko, as she was fondly known, will be missed for her bubbly personality, her willingness to help and her ever so kind character. QASA wishes Thokozile all the best in her new venture […]
QASA contracted Dhaneshree Suleman as the recruitment officer for the Work Readiness Programme with the goal of assisting candidates to source employment opportunities and facilitate the relationships between the candidates and potential employers. Dhaneshree is a self-motivated, team-orientated person with a dynamic outlook on life and a strong desire to […]
The new decade has brought with it some unexpected challenges as the world struggles to manage the COVID-19 pandemic with South Africans spending most of the year in lockdown. To ensure the safety of its members and staff, QASA has adapted to these new challenges by hosting its first-ever virtual […]