Firefighter’s perseverance pays off

Firefighter’s perseverance pays off

Lunga Sam is a firefighter at the Molteno Team who was recruited in 2015. The 29-year-old had to leave school in 2007 after doing Grade 11 due to financial difficulties. “Getting a job was not easy because I did not have matric, a qualification or skills. But I had...
Firefighter’s positive attitude pays off

Firefighter’s positive attitude pays off

Nomawabo Saul, the Base Communications Representative (BCR ) of the Tsitsikamma Team in the Eastern Cape, says that if there is one thing that she has learned about working with people, it is that it can be challenging, but your attitude determines how you make it...
Rising above her disability

Rising above her disability

Restoring dignity is one of the key messages of Working on Fire, and through this key message WOF has changed a lot of lives across the country. Twenty-five-year-old Alettah Mbabala is one of the participants whose life changed for the better since she joined the WOF...
Programme helping me to finish studies

Programme helping me to finish studies

Thabo Makola’s dream of becoming a sound engineer was cut short when he could not pay his tuition fees. “I did not have R2 000 to pay my tuition fee for the final two modules to complete my National Diploma in Sound Engineering at the University of South Africa,” says...
Driver passionate about safety

Driver passionate about safety

Many of our Working On Fire participants strive to become the best they can be. Thabiso Ditibane is one of our participants who has not only managed to be promoted as a WOF driver but is also doing his utmost to further his studies. Funded by his earnings, Ditibane...