EMALAHLENI HOUSING COMPANY PARTICIPATES IN “TAKE A GIRL CHILD TO WORK DAY”
On 26 May 2016, Emalahleni Housing Company (EHC) joined hundreds of other corporate business in the country by participating in Cell C’s annual “Take a Child to Work Day” initiative. The initiative is aimed at changing perceptions gender inequality in the workplace. Participation in the initiative was a milestone in EHC’s history as it was a first for the company.
Thirteen girls from grades 10 to 12 from different schools across Emalahleni were hosted and exposed to knowledge and information sharing in the fields of Human Resources; Finance; Secretarial/Personal Assistant; Information and Communication Technology; Project Management; Community Development and Customer Services.
The girls received beautiful branded gifts from EHC and certificates from Cell C as well as prizes for their active participation within the group sessions.
Chief Executive Officer, George Xaba, stated that he looks forward to the participation of more schools and hosting more students in the years to come in support of this extremely worthy initiative.
(L-R) EHC CEO, Mr MG Xaba & Margaret Mohlala Ilanga Secondary School, Esethu Silwane from P. Ndimande Secondary School.