SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
Background of the programmes
The learning programmes were a brainchild of the Human Resource Manager, Mrs. Fortunate Nyamhunga. She is a strong believer in empowering people through education and impacting skills and knowledge. She applied for funding through Bankseta and all her applications were successful. She applied for funding for four programmes. The aim of the programmes was to empower and equip people with skills that are much needed to help those who are employed to excel in their job and microfinance environment and to equip those who are unemployed with the skills and knowledge to secure a job in the business world. Fortunate strongly believes in development through learning because she has graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science Degree in Psychology & Gender studies from the University of Cape Town. She has a BA Hons degree is Psychology from UNISA as well as a certificate in microfinance management from the university of Pretoria. In addition a Registered Assessor with both BANKSETA’s SERVICE SETA and Registered Moderator with BANKSETA.
The learnerships that were approved are:
- National Certificate Microfinance Learnership Level 3 (Unemployed)
- National Certificate Microfinance Learnership Level 3 (Employed)
- National Certificate Microfinance Learnership Level 4 (Employed)
Microfinance Learnership Level 3 (Unemployed)
This programme was specifically targeted a giving back to communities who have supported us for the past 11 years. We strongly believe that if you educate a child, you educate a nation. The opportunity was given to 16 learners spread across all our branches.
Number of Beneficiaries