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Moving People’s Hearts and Souls

  Fundiswa  Bulu started work as a tea lady at MEC Global in September 2011 and really loves her job. She had been unemployed from June 2010, so finding work was a blessing. But what was even more of a blessing was the wonderful environment she found herself in. “I started as a tea lady but now I am also doing relief switchboard, welcoming visitors to the boardroom...

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DreamWorker Spreads its Wings

Tania Sisam, DreamWorker’s central office manager, has been very busy spreading the word about Dreamworker far and wide in the community. She and other members of the DreamTeam have been doing talks and mini workshops on Worker Readiness, telling people all about DreamWorker, inspiring, uplifting and giving hope to the unemployed. This year alone, they have...

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A Very Happy Birthday for Tandi

Tandi Honono’s greatest asset is her enormous smile and open hearted presence. This beautiful woman absolutely beams love! So when the TB/HIV Care Association was looking for a tea lady and office cleaner, someone with a gentle, caring, sunny personality…. well Tandi fitted the profile perfectly. When Tandi arrived at DreamWorker she was close to...

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Taking Care in Life and Work

When Achmat Jongie arrived at DreamWorker post his retrenchment, all he really cared about was finding work to support his family. Achmat impressed us with his total commitment to his family. He proudly shared how he sacrificed everything to give his eldest daughter a better education and pay for her to complete a chef’s course. Today she works in an upmarket...

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Through the golden archway.. and into employment!

When Sugen Moodley from McDonalds contacted DreamWorker to assist with staffing two brand new outlets, we jumped at the opportunity. The DreamTeam trawled the database to find the right candidates, who were called to come into our offices. The air hummed with excitement and nervousness as the candidates did their numeracy, literacy and other tests. Sugen even roped...

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Paying it Forward

Averil is blessed to be a person who just loves working. Having been a front end supervisor in the retail world for years, she felt it was time to harness her entrepreneurial spirit and fly solo. So she started her own business, driving children home after school. But Averil could not sustain her family on her earnings and found herself desperately needing full time...

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