QASA received a generous donation of beanies, scarves and socks from Beetle Inc. The items were knitted or crocheted by a group which is coordinated by Debra Sadler, the financial manager at Beetle Inc. QASA delivered the items to Hillcrest hospital to be distributed among the elderly to wear and […]
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 […]
Phindile Dlamini is the most recent addition to the QASA team. Joining as an intern and ambassador, she is a quadriplegic member who completed the QASA Work Readiness Programme in March. She will assist with admin functions. The reserved, well-mannered young lady had the following to say: “I was so […]
With a vision to enable their members to live their lives to their full potential, QASA’s Work Readiness Programme is providing participants with knowledge, skills and the self-confidence to enter the formal world of work I had given up on a lot of things, including myself, says Nokozola Rantso about...
The QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) has numerous programmes and projects aimed at supporting quadriplegics and paraplegic to live their lives to the fullest potentials whether it is through more independence with a driver’s licence or skills development. It’s flagship skills development programme is the Work Readiness Programme, which […]
In celebration of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10, Q ASA asked its members to share why their mothers were so important to them. You voted and here is the winner. Congratulations to mother Ntombi Mlambo. This is what Mthobeli Mlambo wrote: “I grew up with a permanent disability (known […]
The QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) will have its annual general meeting on Saturday, September 14, and everyone is welcome. For more information, keep an eye on our social media sites or visit the QASA website at www.qasa.co.za.
The QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) has launched its Work Readiness Programme to address the high unemployment rate among people with disabilities – specifically wheelchair users. The programme was developed after research by the non-profit found that prospective employers felt wheelchair users were not ready for the corporate […]