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Vrolijkheid Team reduces fire risk

As part of the Social Development Department, Community and Public Team Projects, the Vrolijkheid Team conducted a cleanup at the Anne Frederick's Pre-School to reduce the rubble surrounding the school which may lead to unwanted fires. The team took the time to...

Swellendam Team helps out at SPCA

Swellendam Team helps out at SPCA

The Southern Cape Swellendam Team lends a helping hand at the Swellendam Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). The Team conducted a cleanup at the Swellendam SPCA Hondedip, which included the cleaning of kennels and cattery, yard cleanup and,...

Hero of #Capefirestorm now a Crew Leader

Hero of #Capefirestorm now a Crew Leader

Western Cape Type 2 Crew Leader Annelisa Flani, a single mother, recently spoke to WoFire News about her achievements within the Working on Fire programme. Flani, from Khayelitsha, who joined Working on Fire as a firefighter in September 2014, recently became a Type 2...

Western Cape employs 160 new participants

Western Cape employs 160 new participants

Between November 2015 and February 2016, the Western Cape has employed 160 participants from previously disadvantaged communities. “We had close to about 2000 applicants who responded to the advertisement of employment, and only 160 were chosen,” says Western Cape...

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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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