Solving youth unemployment through partnerships.
WHO WE ARE
Harambee is an anchor partner in a breakthrough platform called SA Youth which brings together many partners to create a single national network to allow young people to access a wide selection of jobs and skilling opportunities, and for opportunity holders to access young engaged work-seekers – for free!
opportunities enabled for work-seekers
income for youth
Correct 14 February 2023. Updated quarterly.
In a recent landscape review of jobtech platforms in South Africa, the Jobtech Alliance discovered that the country leads both in the number of jobtech platforms and the number of users across Africa. As of 2021, an estimated 3.9 million gig workers were active in South Africa, indicating significant potential for jobtech platforms to provide employment opportunities, especially for the youth.
In a recent article, Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO of Business Leadership SA, highlights the critical issue of youth unemployment in South Africa and emphasizes the need for collaboration between business and government to address this pressing challenge. Mavuso points out that while businesses face various economic challenges, youth unemployment poses the most significant risk to social stability.
Sharmi Surianarain discusses the “Right to Work or not to Work” on “Beyond a Declaration – What Rights Can Do” with Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
In Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the right to work is clearly declared. It encompasses free choice of employment, just and favorable conditions, and protection against unemployment. But do these rights truly manifest in people’s lives? If not, how can we bridge the gap between declaration and reality?
In a recent article, Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO of Business Leadership SA, highlights the critical issue of youth unemployment in South Africa and...
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South Africa faces the critical challenge of youth unemployment, affecting millions of young individuals and posing a threat to the nation's future....