'Through the YES programme, I did a three-year nursing course'
The Youth Employment Service (YES) has already created 18,500 new opportunities for youth to work.
The business-driven initiative has pioneered a partnership with government and labour to collectively tackle unemployment.
Brendan Naidoo is one of many young people have joined South Africa's workforce with the help of the YES programme.
YES has positively influenced my life, not only allowing me to become a young independent adult but it has also helped to build practical and theoretical experience in the workplace.Brendan Naidoo, YES beneficiary
Through the YES programme, I did a three-year nursing course. YES has helped me broaden my perspective of the outside world.Brendan Naidoo, YES beneficiary
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