Home Affairs to dispatch facilities to KZN rural areas

Home Affairs to dispatch facilities to KZN rural areas

Rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal are set get Home Affairs facilities at their door step. The department plans to send 14 fully equipped trucks to remote areas to assist people in applying for IDs and register for social grants.

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A resident from eMacekane in Empangeni on the KZN North Coast, says this will assist them in possessing vital documents needed for job hunting. 

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Mzwakhe Ndlovu says he has been battling to find employment without an ID.

"Some of us who don't have an ID, find it difficult to secure job opportunities. I think this is going to help us," he said.  

The department's spokesperson, Siya Qoza says they will place a major focus on schools in disadvantaged areas. 

"We are going to be working with the department of education, to be able to take those trucks to schools and register kids whilst they are at school. We are trying to make sure that kids are in school studying, instead of coming to our offices," he said. 

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