A solution to the Job Creation goal Current Situation• In today’s world of globalization and technology, it has become difficult to create and sustain jobs.• It is becoming cheaper for developed countries: – to import commodity needs from other parts of the world or – have them be manufactured in lower wage countries such as Mexico or Brazil.
A solution to the Job Creation goal Reality• Machinery is replacing labour in the workplace as they do not sleep, take leave, stay away, strike or ask for increases.• Machines work 24 hours per day 7 days per week 365 days per year non stop.• Machines are more efficient and reliable than humans, hence companies are starting to evaluate the reduction of staff more seriously.
A solution to the Job Creation goal Reality• The recent global economic collapse led to large scale job losses.• The economic recovery will not result in all these people getting jobs again.• These factors when all put together, are driving increases in our already high unemployment rate in SA.• The Eastern Cape is the worst affected region
A solution to the Job Creation goal DOWNWARD SPIRAL
A solution to the Job Creation goal Future employment challenges• Companies are actively recruiting people: • with a degree or a diploma and • work experience• By studying, you gain knowledge but not practical experience• By implementing our projects: • jobs will be created and • people will be employed
A solution to the Job Creation goal Job Creation• Means Less poverty in our country• Need to Create entrepreneurs – This means more work for people HOW?• Job Creation via GO Learnerships – A real way for the unskilled and unemployed to enrich themselves
A solution to the Job Creation goal GO Solution• Harness the existing Government learnership support structures• Use the GO Enterprises proven empowerment process• Apply these to projects that have stakeholder support• Contribute to the improvement of employment numbers in the Eastern Cape BUT• We need your support !!!
A solution to the Job Creation goal New Venture Creation
A solution to the Job Creation goalWE HAVE PROJECTS THAT READY FOR LAUNCH
A solution to the Job Creation goal Projects with the policeHandling of Abuse casesat Police Stations Containers Desks and Chairs Couches Computer Equipment TV/Monitor/CCTV Toys Use University Students who need to do internship – Releases police - Use Retired “Grey Haired Foxes” to mentor them.
A solution to the Job Creation goal Projects with the Flying Squad10111 Use Disabled (creates work for them) Unemployed (creates work for them) Learner-ships Release police to man posts
A solution to the Job Creation goal Projects with Correctional ServicesTrain them to run own businesses byputting them on a NVC Learnership: •Carpentry •Construction •Computers • Etc.Set them up in their own business on parole
A solution to the Job Creation goal Projects with Correctional ServicesReleased/Paroled Ex offenders Stigma attached Career Criminal? Difficult to find Jobs People do not really want to employ ex cons Trust is an issue Revert back to Crime Released/Paroled Ex offenders Teach them NVC Give them an education via Learnerships Set them up in business units Obtain funding for their start up costs Work together with ex-consBy doing this we set them up to legally make money for themselves.
A solution to the Job Creation goal EducationWhy they should do this and how it can benefit them financially? Educate the uneducated Create jobs and employment Take people off the streets Give people their self esteem back Make them Entrepreneurs via Learnerships Reduce portion of population that are dependent on the Government Create a wealthier country
A solution to the Job Creation goal Education challenges• To train people to be employable takes: – commitment and resources from: • Labour, • Industry, • Government, • Unions and • Service providers.• The Government designed, developed and implemented the most powerful Act in South African history, to overcome this problem: The Skills Development Act.
A solution to the Job Creation goal Challenges• Red tape and bureaucracy have created obstacles which are destroying its potential.• This is affecting the unemployed people.• Companies have generally lost interest due to all the red tape and paper work.• Newspapers report of unspent donor funding being returned???• Funding is not being used because of red tape obstacles.
EDUCATERECYCLING Recycling, what and what not to recycle How to recycle Where to recycle Keeping the environment clean Why they should do this and how it can benefit them financially Make them Entrepreneurs via Learnerships By implementing this, we will create outlets at dump sites, townships and suburbs, thus creating jobs Educate the uneducated in recycling Create jobs and employment Creating a cleaner country
DUMPS & RECYCLE • Dumps will be more organized with regards to waste. • Scale for scrap metal • Containers • Collection point for bottles, glass and cardboard. • Less hazardous • System that slows
Dump Sites Container Scale Recycle Containers NVC Learnership Educate on RecyclingOpportunities Food, not fit for Human Consumption, collect sell of to pig Farmers Garden refuse – Mulch and Chips for compost Scrap Metal - Resell Glass – Recycle and sell Plastic - Recycle and sell * All of the above need govt/municipal intervention to fund and set up, we will project manage and do training and co ordinate through GO.
EARNING AN INCOME• Less poverty in our country• Create entrepreneurs• More work for people• Easy way for the unskilled and unemployed to receive money• Creating more jobs• In turn recycling will create income for the people• Environment benefit
A solution to the Job Creation goal GO solution has been tested Everyone has a role to play as well as a responsibility
A solution to the Job Creation goal GO solution has been testedNQF aligned material isused by GO Enterprises to teach qualifications
A solution to the Job Creation goal GO solution has been tested Once teaching is complete, hands onmentoring is applied to teach new skills and behaviours
A solution to the Job Creation goal GO solution has been tested Equipment has to be provided before any exit strategy has a chance of success.
A solution to the Job Creation goal GO solution has been tested Exit strategy is carefully managed and controlledwith foundations preparedbefore the trainee exits so that sustainability is ensured
A solution to the Job Creation goal GO solution has been tested With funding we can create over 3000 jobs over the next 2 years
A solution to the Job Creation goal What we need from you !• Your support for GO Enterprise to roll out these programs in your field of influence• Your lobbying to free up sources of funding that Government has available• Your assistance to help GO Enterprises fund programs that will provide: • Sustainable employment • for as many as 3000 people and more in the future
A solution to the Job Creation goal Let us and make a difference