Cape Town has launched a local initiative to uplift women locally with skills that can help them land job opportunities in a programme that is part of the EPWP initiative. 47 participants from the Women For Change (WFC) will receive accredited training in meeting procedures and minute-taking. This will run till the 12th of April and cover several wards.
Women from Wallacedene, Northpine, Scottsville, Belmont Park, Eikendal, and Northpine are attending this year’s accredited training. Alderman Grant Twigg, one of the members of the city’s mayorial Committee for Urban Management praised the women for their commitment towards their communities by taking part in the initiative.
The EPWP initiative targets women living in the city’s rental with empowerment initiatives. On completion, they can include that training on their CVs and apply for other positions across the city. Overall the programme hopes to inspire women in taking a more active role in their local communities.
More on the Cape Town WFC initiative here.
You can look up your local subcouncil and register for the programme.