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 […]

Driving to freedom

Driving Ambitions, launched in February 2010, is one of QASA’s flagship projects. Now, seven years later, it has built up an impressive momentum and has seen many successful candidates leaving with their driving licence in hand – their ticket to freedom and independence. Alfred joined the Driving Ambitions programme mid-year […]

Four wheelchair users get a home revamp

After rehabilitation, on returning home, many quadriplegics and paraplegics find their homes inaccessible. Bathrooms and toilet facilities are especially inaccessible, particularly in rural areas. The QuadPara Association of Gauteng North (QAGN) selected four members, who struggled with this very issue, to be the recipients of the British Airways (operated by […]

Zonke donates IT equipment and software to QASA

In order to deliver effective service to its members, QASA needs appropriate equipment. Because its equipment was dated and no longer functioning correctly, QASA requested funding from Zonke Monitoring Systems, which kindly donated funding for IT equipment, software, audiovisual equipment, peripherals as well as assistance with payments to third-party service […]

Interview tips on world SCI day

Recruitment agency Bradshaw Le Roux marked world Spinal Cord Injury day on September 5 with a workshop for quadriplegics and paraplegics. The workshop focused on preparing for an interview. Delegates learned it is important to allow more than enough travel time to the interview just in case there is a […]