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HWSETA gives R12.6 million in funding to rural communities to help fight Covid-19

April 10, 2020

The Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) has partnered with the Afribiz Foundation and Ruo and Rui Medicals to ensure a highly impactful fight against Covid-19 by allocating R12.6 million in funding.

The Afribiz Foundation and Ruo and Rui Medicals specialise in training rural communities in making hand-produced medical products. HWSETA has provided funding to train 13 cooperatives and NGO’s and Community Development Centres in producing much needed equipment in the fight against Covid-19. Each cooperative is made up of 60 women who had little or no schooling, they come from households with little or no income.

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Last modified: May 25, 2020

4 Responses to " HWSETA gives R12.6 million in funding to rural communities to help fight Covid-19 "

  1. Avatar Maduo Tamenti says:

    Glitz chemicals a black woman small company would like to empower the rural communities to fight against COVID-19 by training a rural woman to manufacture hand wash liquid detergent, Thin bleach and sanitiser

  2. I’m in Midvaal rural area our organization is lehlohonolo community welfare. We would like to train 19 year women to 59 year old women. We work in deep rural places where there is transport after hours to go to town. How to make money and income for the family. Please help us to do good for the enter family.

    • Avatar Wendy Tembe says:

      Dear Rene

      Kindly advise which training do you intend to offer, for onward advise.

      Trust you will find this note in order.

      Thank you
      Regards

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