The 702 YES Campaign

'I am a community health worker because of YES programme'

Violet Mathibela is one of many young people have joined South Africa's workforce with the help of the Youth Employment Service (YES).

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The business-driven initiative has pioneered a partnership with government and labour to collectively tackle unemployment.

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

Mathibela joined the YES programme in May this year and she found work.

The YES programme helped me to become a community health worker.

Violet Mathibela, YES beneficiary

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