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Giving hope to those who have lost hope

Giving hope to those who have lost hope

“When my parents passed away in 2003, I felt like my life was over as I had lost the only people who supported and gave me hope,” said Bongiwe Novoyi, formerly from the Bavianskloof Team in the Eastern Cape. Novoyi said that in those days life was difficult as she...

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I am happy to have this opportunity, even away from home

I am happy to have this opportunity, even away from home

Leaving my home and my 2 kids and going to a place that is far has been a difficult decision but because I want to provide for my children I had to make that decision. These are the words of Thomas Qezu, a fire fighter in the Krom Rivier Team. “I joined the Working on...

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A fun filled day for WOF kids

A fun filled day for WOF kids

The Eastern Cape Social Development Department recently celebrated Family Day by organising fun and games for the children of management and staff. One of the Eastern Cape Social Development Practitioner, Siphokazi Jack, said that the kids played games that...

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A journey of a fellow store person

A journey of a fellow store person

‘‘I would not be able to feed my family and kids if it was not because of the work opportunity Working on Fire provided to me. I live with a disability and not many people will employ someone who is not educated,’’ - these are the words of David Nonkungu, as he...

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Limpopo Drivers brush up their skills for fire season

Limpopo Drivers brush up their skills for fire season

Working on Fire Limpopo hosted the Drivers Yellow Card Training Camp which was attended by 26 drivers from across the province. The training which was aimed at refreshing drivers’ driving skills in preparation for the upcoming fire season took place at Letaba Show...

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KZN volunteers ready for the fire season

KZN volunteers ready for the fire season

In an effort to reduce the number of fire disasters in the upcoming fire season, Working on Fire in KwaZulu-Natal conducted a Two Day Workshop with Ward 8 and 9 community members at the Dondotha Community in the Zululand Region. Working on Fire in partnership with the...

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