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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

Use of community radio stations to present distance learning programme in business skills for emerging young entrepreneurs

Duration

1 year, 2002
Lead Agency Applied Broadcasting Centre Ulwaz

Budget

  • R800'000

Outputs

  • Development of 13 x 20-minute training modules designed for radio broadcast, along with related print material; complete training programme distributed on CD to 50 community radio stations in RSA
  • Pilot group of 30 entrepreneurs in 5 sites trained
Salient lessons
  • Community radio stations are a cost-effective medium for transmitting information
  • Developing successful entrepreneurs requires much more than information-transfer

Date added

  • Community radio stations are a cost-effective medium for transmitting information
  • Developing successful entrepreneurs requires much more than information-transfer

 

 


 

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