Now, more than ever, there’s a pressing need to ensure that the South African economy keeps on going. A strong economy means job creation, and a high employment rate is an important predictor of political stability. On a personal level, being unemployed affects self-esteem – and it is our hope for all South Africans to flourish.


With that being said, if you haven’t allocated your Different Donation yet, and would like to help create jobs in South Africa, here are a few options on Different.org to choose from:

E3 Youth Development Hub in Mbombela, Nelspruit, provides unemployed youth with training, mentorship and a small business incubation space.


MES’s GROW (God Restores Our World) Project based in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, is a job-and-life rehabilitation project for homeless and unemployed community members.


The Woza Coffee School, Cape Town, trains the unemployed “at-risk” youth to become baristas and places them into full-time employment in this role.

4 responses to “Making a Difference in Job Creation”

  • 10
    Apr

    Netty :

    Hi my name is Netty Letsoalo I am from a Township at polokwane Limpopo province. I have registered an NPC company in an aim of changing people’s lives especially the poor and vulnerable who needs jobs that will be helping them to survive

    • SimoneG replied :

      That’s wonderful, Netty! All the best.

  • 7
    Aug

    Sanelisiwe Banisi :

    Hello. I’m a 27 year old female. Grew up in capetown but home in a rural village in Rodana in the Eastern Cape. I studied social work but dropped out last year doing my third year. I want to start a organisation. I’m really passionate about helping people and theres no organizations in my village and it’s very much needed. I want to start an NPO that will eradicate poverty maybe start a food garden. And aftercare services. I know what I want but I need help inputting everything on paper and doing a constitution. Are there any services for this.

    • Lesa replied :

      Hi Sanelisiwe,

      Thank you so much for your message! I think what you want to do is amazing, especially that you want to give back to the community. I think this blog could really help you, as it has the relevant information that you need, as well as links to the needed forms: https://eluminationsa.wixsite.com/learn/post/how-to-register-an-npo

      I hope this helps!