The last day of the TETA EmpowaYouth Weekend was opened with a motivational talk by Thami Mngqolo, who is a Kimberly-born Actor and Director best known for his roles in the popular series Generations, State Enemy No.1 and Greed and Desire. Mngqolo talked about the importance of investing in yourself and how access to information helps with a person’s development. He motivated young people to take the opportunity presented to them and created for them and this they can only do if they have access to information.
The Executive Mayor of the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality, Cllr Maryna Basson emphasised the importance of young people using this opportunity and using their data to look up opportunities on the TETA website and registering on the job portals, workplace skills development and internships.
The day was concluded with a presentation from Jeanne Fraser Director at FAMSA Upington who spoke to the attendees about the importance of caring for your mental health. The Manager in the Office of the MEC of Health, Gershaun Baster enunciated the relationship between unemployment and mental conditions. He urged attendees to envisage the community they want to live in and how we could realise it. Over the three days, the teams and stakeholders that attended the summit focused on different sectors including Transport and logistics, Mining and energy, Tourism, Entrepreneurship, Manufacturing, Funding opportunities, Agribusiness, Livestock industry
The ZF Mgcawu District Municipality would like to express our appreciation and gratitude to TETA EmpowaYouth and all the leaders of industry who spared no effort in impacting the lives of the young people in the ZFM District.
𝙏𝙨𝙬𝙚𝙡𝙚𝙡𝙖𝙣𝙜 𝙥𝙚𝙡𝙚 𝙜𝙤 𝙛𝙚𝙩𝙤𝙡𝙖 𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙨𝙝𝙚𝙡𝙤 𝙖 𝙗𝙖𝙨𝙝𝙖!!!