Firefighter has big hopes for his business

Firefighter has big hopes for his business

Firefighter Zamile Dlamini from Umzimkhulu, KwaZulu-Natal, recently started his own tuck shop business in his community. Dlamini, who was recruited to Working on Fire in April 2013, saved for months before he had enough capital to open his business at the end of...
Given self-love and acceptance

Given self-love and acceptance

Boifang Given Moatshe, a storekeeper at Kgaswane Base in the North West, found selflove and acceptance thanks to the Working on Fire programme and his teammates. Moatshe says on his arrival at the base he didn’t know how to cook or do his own laundry. “I didn’t know...
Working on Fire changed her life

Working on Fire changed her life

“My life could have turned out differently had I not been introduced to the Working on Fire (WOF) programme,” says 23-year-old former WOF firefighter Estella Cossa. In an interview with WOFire News, Cossa shares her experiences as a young woman wanting to break the...
Bethlehem firefighter our future Bafana star

Bethlehem firefighter our future Bafana star

While many employed people look forward to heading home at the end of the day to curl up on the couch in front of the television, Tefo Mokoena prepares himself to attend soccer practice. He started playing soccer at the age of 10 and by age 17, was playing in the...
Ex-Firefighter praises fire awareness unit

Ex-Firefighter praises fire awareness unit

Pusetso Noosi credits skills acquired as a fire awareness presenter for helping her to secure a sales representative job with one of the leading insurance companies in the country. Noosi, who was a firefighter at the Wedela Team, has exited the programme and will soon...