Thursday, February 26, 2009

26 February - Labour

On today’s show, we heard from Elton Jefhas- from the Agribusiness in sustainable Natural African Plant Products/ ASNAPP. ASNAPP is an organisation that aims to help create and develop successful African agribusinesses in the natural products sector, providing income, employment & development, through environmentally and socially conscious practices to produce high quality natural products for local, regional and overseas markets. For more information you can contact them on 021 808 2918 or visit their website www.asnapp.org

We were also joined on the line by Titus Mtsweni – from Labour Department and he spoke to us about the wage increase for farm workers and how this will benefit them. For more information call (012) 309 4885 alternatively go to www.labour.gov.za

And our last interview was with Melanie Ratkus – from the Manenberg People’s Centre. The Manenberg People’s Centre is an organisation that works towards developing and imparting training skills and to help people gain the skills necessary to build a new South Africa and to take control of their own lives. To create job opportunities that will help address the socio-economic problems in the community. For more information please contact the Manenberg People’s Centre office on (021) 691 2200 or for more information, or email them on mpccharly@yahoo.com

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