Becoming too reliant on government subsidies can hinder personal growth and prosperity, and South Africa is a case in point.
Allowing people to earn a living from their passions benefits both the economy and their personal growth.
[WATCH] We don’t want our people to only depend on social grants, we want our people to have jobs, and for the township economy to thrive for South Africans.#2019ANCManifestoReview pic.twitter.com/K7Y2BpzO1W
— ANC SECRETARY GENERAL | fikile Mbalula (@MbalulaFikile) October 9, 2023
Realizing Township Potential
The main aim is to provide townships with a strong economic foundation. South African townships are brimming with untapped potential, featuring young, ambitious individuals eager to see their nation progress.
By supporting local entrepreneurs and encouraging small businesses in these areas, we can boost local economic activity and create long-term job opportunities.
Gaining Financial and Personal Independence
Helping people become self-reliant has a dual benefit. It’s good for the government’s finances and enhances community morale and self-esteem. When a community can support itself economically, its members gain more freedom to lead their lives.
Investing in the Future
To achieve its revolutionary goals, South Africa must invest significantly in infrastructure, education, and training. These are the cornerstones of a productive and equitable society where all individuals can prosper and reach their full potential.