HER STORY -Mandisa Jili: WDB Training Academy helped me find employment and provide for my family!
The Training Academy Trust is transforming lives in rural South Africa. Led by Fikile Buthelezi and an excellent team of trainers, the Training Academy Trust has consolidated a record of empowerment for their graduates. In their areas of operation, the Training Academy Trust creates real value for the learners and enables them to access new work opportunities. We have provided a platform for our clients to develop and sustain a virtuous economic development cycle and upliftment for themselves and their communities. Mandisa Jili is one of the many women who have graduated from our Training Academy Programmes, and she has agreed to share with us her story.
WDB: Tell us more about Yourself:
Mandisa Jili: I am a 23 years old woman. I grew up in Pietermaritzburg, and I am a friendly person. Ever since I completed my matric certificate, I’ve been doing short courses while studying at Unisa doing Bed.
WDB: Where do you see yourself in five years?
Mandisa Jili: in five years from now I see myself as a knowledgeable professional having in-depth knowledge of the company and the industry
WDB: Which year did you take a course with WDB Training Academy Trust:
Mandisa Jili: I took a course with TAT in 2019
WDB: What course did you take?
Mandisa Jili: End-user Computer skills Training
WDB: How did you learn about the courses offered by the WDB Training Academy Trust?
My auntie is a teacher at Kwa-Madlala primary School so she told me that there is a computer course about to take place I must register, so I did register for it.
WDB: Was there any improvement in your career after the course?
Mandisa Jili: yes, a massive improvement because I learned not only fundamental aspects, but I developed advanced skills about computers, and that gave me an edge. I even got employed, and now I am able to provide for my family. I currently am working as a Data Capturer.