Western Cape Department of Infrastructure to host Youth Empowerment Open Day in Gugulethu

8 June 2023
Department of Infrastructure

On Thursday 8 June, the Western Cape Department of Infrastructure will host an Open Day event in Gugulethu, Cape Town. The event is aimed at bringing youth empowerment opportunities for youth members from the greater Gugulethu area.

The event will highlight areas of opportunities such as the Masakh’iSizwe Bursary Programme, National Youth Service recruitment drive, Contractor and Apprenticeship programmes. The platform will have a consumer education forum for Small Medium and Micro Enterprises.

Provincial Minister Tertuis Simmers will be in attendance to engage patrons. “This is part of our continued efforts to create platforms for empowerment opportunities for our youths. I look forward to engaging with the youth of Gugulethu as we try to find innovative solutions to societal challenges.”

All media are invited:

Event:       Youth Empowerment Open Day
Date:        Thursday, 8 June 2023
Venue:      Ikhwezi Community Hall, 4487 NY 2, Gugulethu
Time:       12h00 – 14h00

Media Enquiries:

Ntobeko Mbingeleli
Spokesperson for Minister Tertuis Simmers
021 483 8067 (o)

061 447 7851 (m)