#YouthMonth: Celebrating Local Youth Empowerment (Tefo Majola)

Story: Tefo Majola | Photo: Supplied

Walter Sisulu Local Municipality (WSLM) emphasizes the significance of Youth Month by highlighting the contributions and experiences of the local youth employed by the municipality.

Tefo Majola, Intern, Benefits unit, shares his experience: 

Q: Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your background?

A: I am a hard-working and goal-driven individual.

Q: How did you first learn about the employment opportunities offered by the Walter Sisulu Local Municipality?

A: I learned about the employment opportunities at the municipality after being placed here by the UBUNTU Institute.

Q: How has working for the municipality contributed to your personal and professional growth?

A: The mentors I have been working with have provided me with invaluable experience and knowledge in areas I was previously unfamiliar with.

Q: What skills have you developed or improved upon since you started working with the municipality?

A: I have developed my communication skills significantly.

Q: What does Youth Month and Youth Day (June 16) mean to you personally?

A: It means a lot to me because we are celebrating the lives of those who fought for our freedom.

Q: How do you feel your work has impacted the community within the Walter Sisulu Local Municipality?

A: I believe my work has positively impacted the community by contributing to the efficient functioning of municipal services.

Q: What advice would you give to other young people in the community who are seeking employment or development opportunities, especially during Youth Month?

A: I advise them to further their studies and strive to make a living for themselves.