30 Sep The Community Work Programme in Grabouw
This report is based on research carried out by Zukiswa Puwana in the town of Grabouw (in the Western Cape) in late 2014. It focuses on the Community Work Programme (CWP), a public employment initiative, and the programme's social impact in the town. It discusses research findings on the effect of the CWP on social cohesion, social capital, gender and power relations in Grabouw.
Zukiswa is a researcher and the managing director of Sakhisizwe Development Training & Contractors, a company which provides socially and economically excluded citizens access to opportunities, information and resources.