working for the unemployed

Success Stories Link of Love – Gugulethu

News from Link of Love Gugulethu

The team at community organisation, Yizani Sakhe, has been actively helping the unemployed in a myriad ways thanks to Link of Love. Here are just a few…. These disabled people at Vukuhambe Disability school were helped by Nondumiso Mazwi, an unemployed single mom of 3 boys. The bathroom areas were in serious need of cleaning and the lounge was massively...

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DreamWorker brooms sweep clean in Gugulethu

It’s one thing going back to school. It’s quite another going back to a school with stained floors, filthy windows and stinking bathrooms. Thanks to the combined efforts of DreamWorker and Yizani Sakhe, 6 schools in the Gugulethu area received a mini makeover recently. A team of previously unemployed people swooped onto their first school, armed with...

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Grannie Nellie, all smiles Christmas 2009

Granny Nellie’s husband is in hospital with a tumour. The Link of Love programme allowed for several workers to go and clean her tiny Gugulethu home. They discovered that Granny Nellie was in desperate need of bedding too. Imagine her surprise when the whole DreamWorker team stopped by as part of their staff Christmas party and handed over a huge hamper of...

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Andile May gets a clean new bed and bedroom!

When the team from Yizani Sakhe arrived at the home of Andile May in Gugulethu, the place was in a real mess. Andile’s 3 other siblings had passed away, leaving him alone in the house, to fend for himself. Andile is suffering from TB and Aids. Thanks to the Link of Love programme, Yizani Sakhe could immediately recruit 4 people to help clean up the house,...

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170 days of work for the unemployed in Gugulethu !

On 18 December 2009, the entire DreamWorker team went out to Gugulethu, to pay a surprise visit to the Yizani Sakhe team. A cheque for R17 000 was handed over this amounts to a total of 170 workdays for the unemployed! Bongiwe Rafa who heads up the organization was delighted with this pre-Christmas surprise. “Word is going out into the community”, she...

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