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Teachers now FireSafe

Teachers now FireSafe

KwaZulu-Natal Working on Fire, the Department of Education, WESSA and the Department of Rural Development hosted a Fire Awareness Workshop for over 40 Early Childhood Development (ECD) teachers. The workshop was held at Vryheid Comprehensive School on 20 September....

Climbing with confidence thanks to HAT

Climbing with confidence thanks to HAT

Gcobisa Ngubombi, a 23-year-old Newlands High Altitude Team (HAT ) member, joined the HAT programme in February 2015. The High Altitude programme specialises in clearing alien plants on steep mountain slopes and ravines. It plays a vital role in...

Passionate about helping others

Passionate about helping others

Zibele Bala, who joined the WOF programme in September 2015, was recently promoted to Base Communications Representative (BCR ) of the Newlands Team. The 27-year-old, who is originally from  the Eastern Cape, goes beyond the call of a firefighter and is passionate...

A worthy mother

A worthy mother

Refilwe Makola, a 47-year-old mother of five children and an ex-offender who became a firefighter tells her story of how Working on Fire restored her dignity. She says after being paroled by the Department of Correctional Services, she didn’t think she would ever be...

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we make a difference in the lives or our participants
as well as the communities around our bases.

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17 years of Successful Partnerships

The Working on Fire (WOF) programme, funded by the Department of Environment, Forestry, and Fisheries, will be reaching a milestone of having been in existence for 17 years during the month of September.

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