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'Through YES, I was placed in a 12-month internship at VW'

With spiking unemployment in South Africa especially among youth, Youth Employment Service (YES) is making a difference.

The Youth Employment Service (YES) has already created 18,500 new opportunities for youth to work.

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YES beneficiary Muteka Mtshemla joins Bongani Bingwa and says she had been struggling to get a job until she spotted a post on social media about an internship through UnlockD.

Through YES, I was placed in a 12-month internship at VW. I worked for VW for two months and after two months, I was fully employed.

Muteka Mtshemla, YES beneficiary

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