Bidvest backs QASA skills development again

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” QASA is, once again, the recipient of extremely generous funding from Bidvest Premier Lounge for the QASA Skills Development Programmes. Previous funding was used to upskill members, which has led to mainstream employment, internships and learnerships. The continuous […]

Manager walks the talk

ROLLING INSPIRATION reader Jodie Kroone shares this incredible story of one manager who took the complaints of a local customer seriously – with amazing results. “A manager who walks the talk – hallelujah!” says Dee Diane Botha Beukes, a regular customer at Richdens SuperSpar, Richdens Village Centre, in Hillcrest, Kwazulu-Natal. […]

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 […]