Gauteng Department of Social Services and Welfare

 
Champions of the voiceless
Champions of the voiceless
With just one social worker for every 47 people in South Africa, these frontline practitioners wage a daily struggle. They are critical for a...
​Empowering vulnerable groups through social development programmes
​Empowering vulnerable groups through social development programmes
Flipping through reports from the ministry of social development, South Africa has over 19 million children — more than a third of the...
Changing lives is more than just political rhetoric
Changing lives is more than just political rhetoric
On the freshly mowed laws of Buang Crèche, a preschool and early childhood development (ECD) centre, mothers, student beneficiaries, government...
​Education and social development departments collaborate
​Education and social development departments collaborate
The Gauteng class of 2017 achieved the second highest matric pass nationally at 86%. The department of social development believes that the...
​Restoring dignity: a case of social development
​Restoring dignity: a case of social development
Sekano-Ntoane Secondary School is 56 years old, according to the historical stories narrated by Ntshadi Mokoena, principal of the Soweto-based...
Poverty funds spent on pyramid scheme
Poverty funds spent on pyramid scheme
Corruption among Gauteng government poverty relief projects was so rampant that some project leaders allegedly invested funds in pyramid schemes...

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