Getting ready for the big time

QASA introduced development and capacity building for ten HWSETA Workplace Experience Grant learners, who commenced a one-year internship in 2017. The internship is nearing its end and interns are preparing for placement in permanent employment. Brent Peterson and Akona Hashibi is placed at the QuadPara Association of the Eastern Cape […]

QASA members participate in OCC race

QASA made it possible for 96 of its members to participate in the Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC) race, held in George on February 18. The event, which is growing in popularity, brought together a wide array of people to participate and enjoy a positive and fun atmosphere. The participants said […]

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 […]

QASA has a new website

QASA relaunched its website with new features and links, making it much more user-friendly and informative – and it’s configured for use on a smartphone. On the site you’ll find the history of QASA, an overview of projects, application forms, the QASA Constitution and more. Please visit the website and […]