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Joey Oerson

Themba Work Centre by The Disabled is a non-profit organization which was established in September 2000. The Centre started with 8 (eight) disabled workers and presently 55( fifty five) disabled persons report to work on a daily basis. Twenty two report in the open labour market and nine is at a learnership facility.
The centre accommodates disabled persons , from the ages 18 – 60 years. It also comprises of a day care facility for multi – disabled and severe mentally handicapped people. For the past twelve years the Centre was able to empower both physically and mentally disabled persons from the Northern Suburbs namely: Blackheath, Kuilsrivier, Eersterivier, Delft, Kleinvlei, Mfuleni and surrounding communities.
In this dynamic work process, we strive to provide a meaningful service to the community. Thus, Themba’s main objective with this project is to provide unemployed disabled people with an opportunity to utilize and develop their expertise and skills.