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Welcome to SSACI
The Swiss-South African Cooperation Initiative is a public-private
partnership in development between the
Swiss and South African
governments and Swiss and South African companies.

It opens up
new pathways to employment for young
South Africans through
skills training and innovative
development projects.

Through SSACI, Swiss companies and the Swiss government have
together committed over R100'000'000 to skills development for
South African youths. Working alongside government and
partnering
with other development agencies, SSACI has developed
and implemented
projects that can be taken to scale for maximum
impact.



 


     
     
   
   

 

Description

Training in basic IT technical support skills for youths in Pretoria

Duration

1 years, 2004-5
Lead Agency Vukani-Ubuntu

Budget

  • R500'000

Outputs

45 technicians trained, out of initial enrolment of 55, of whom 31 placed in wage-employment
Salient lessons Entry-level skills training is insufficient preparation for a career in the IT industry

Date added

2004-05-10

 

 

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