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Success Stories Port Shepstone

Lighting her way

The name Khanyisile means to bring light. Khanyisile Matta was born in Port Shepstone. She left high school at the end of Grade 11 before completing her level 4 at the Esayidi FET College. After graduating with a Financial Management Certificate (N6) from the College, she was unemployed for several months. Then Khanyisile read an article about the DreamWorker...

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A study in perseverance

Sinakekele Maninjwa hails from Margate, about 15km from Port Shepstone. He attended a home school and completed his Martric in 2012 before registering for a Business Management Course with the Esayidi FET college. Excited to complete his 3 year course, he was required to get in-service training in order to receive his diploma, but was unable to find a business that...

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Earning for his Future Learning!

Themba Gumede hails from Boboyi, a rural area 8 kilometres outside Port Shepstone.  He attended Nobamba High School, in that area and achieved his Grade 10 in 2004. Themba has had seven years of working experience. Three were spent at Jet Stores, where he worked as a merchandiser and four at Morkels Furniture Stores as a salesperson. In March 2013 he read about the...

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“Brushing up” on his Merchandising Skills!

Richard Shonga matriculated in 2006 at Mangquzuka High School, in Oshabeni approximately 20 km from Port Shepstone, on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal. He was employed during 2007and 2009 during which time he also managed to obtain his driver’s licence. When that initial employment contract expired he remained without work for the next four years, until a...

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