New Oudtshoorn Youth Café to be launched by Minister Fritz | Western Cape Government


New Oudtshoorn Youth Café to be launched by Minister Fritz

24 May 2016

Tomorrow (24 May 2016), Minister Albert Fritz will launch the departments fourth Youth Café in Oudtshoorn.

Guided by the Provincial Youth Strategy and Provincial Strategic Goal 2 which speaks to improving education outcomes and opportunities for youth development, the Western Cape Government has prioritized the empowerment and development of young people in the province.

This new Youth Café follows the success of the first three Youth Cafés in Mitchell’s Plain, Athlone and George.

The Youth Cafés offer entrepreneurial, leadership and other skills training, including internet access for job seekers or entrepreneurs. This Café will allow young people in Oudthoorn access to a developmental space that is limited only by their creativity. Minister Fritz will be joined by Eden District Municipality Executive Mayor, Wiessie van der Westhuizen.

There will be an opportunity for photos and interviews.

Date: 24 May 2016 (Tomorrow)

Time: 10:30am, with Minister scheduled to deliver keynote address at 11:30am.

Venue: 94 St. Johns Street, Oudtshoorn

Media Enquiries: 

Sihle Ngobese

Spokesperson for Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development

Western Cape Government

7th floor, 14 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town, 8000

Tel : (021) 483 9217

Cell :  076 083 6543

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