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 […]

Tiisetso drives again!

Tiisetso Modre was involved in a motor vehicle accident two years ago, which resulted in his paraplegia. He thought he’d never drive again – but then he heard about the Driving Ambitions programme managed by QASA. After participating in the programme, Tiisetso recently achieved his goal to beome a proud, […]

Farewell Benjamin!

The HWSETA Work Experience Grant has come to an end for Benjamin Mbatha, who was hosted by Shave Paints & Décor in its Springfield Branch, Durban, for the past year, where he received in-house training and working experience. A farewell for Benjamin was arranged on June 8, 2018, where the […]

Bidvest Premier Lounge invests in QASA

Bidvest Premier Lounge has a long-standing relationship with QASA and will invest in the QASA skills development programme for the second year to assist in upskilling QASA members and securing employment, internships and learnerships. Phillendren Chetty, for example, was employed by Netwize as a CCTV operator. Degratia Moraila secured employment […]

A tribute to Irene Joubert

Disability Ambassador Irene Joubert passed away on May 30, 2018, at the age of 76. Irene became a quadriplegic in 1971 after a car accident. Following her rehabilitation, Irene returned to her rehabilitation centre, the HF Verwoerd Spinal Unit, to act as a peer supporter. In 1985, she received the […]