A career in tree-hugging

SASOLBURG. ΓÇô The Rand Water Foundation and Fezile Dabi District Municipality have signed a memorandum of agreement to focus on a project for promoting agricultural development as one of the vehicles for economic development and poverty alleviation within the boundaries of the district, said the MMC for Local Economic Development. The Service Level Agreement documents were signed on the dotted line by two parties, the Executive Mayor Moeketsi Moshodi and Mahletleho Sekoaila, General Manager of Rand Water Foundation. This was witnessed by the mayor of Ngwathe Local Municipality, Jonas Ramokhoase and Monti Mongake, District Municipal Manager. The document was signed in a yellow and white tent at Weltevrede farm in Koppies on August 2. ΓÇ£Our mandate is to implement the manifesto the government has given to the public and highlighted by President Jacob Zuma on job creation. To fight poverty and create sustainable jobs, we have to make sure that all vacancies are filled by the end of September. Moshodi adds that ΓÇ£We cannot celebrate while the youth are unemployed and the people are going to bed with empty stomachs.ΓÇ¥ He appealed to the youth to try access skills and knowledge to improve life for themselves. He said the youth must consider themselves fortunate. A five year agreement was signed between the two parties to make sure that the land becomes available in October next year, says Sekoaila.
Source:  Vaal Weekly