South Africa is experiencing growth in its graduate labour force, but graduate unemployment is rising with the overall unemployment rate. The Graduate unemployment is problematic, because it waste scarce human capital, which is detrimental to the economy in the long run.
Some of the main cause is lack of soft skills. The employability or entrepreneurship of graduate dependent on multitude of skills from life skills to soft skills, from instilling a work ethic to personal initiative, leadership and entrepreneurship.
It is necessary for Fanie Ndlovu to do workshops for Durban University of Technology students that develop leadership skills and entrepreneurship skills.
Fanie Ndlovu is a BTech: IT student. Also, Fanie is a Google Developer Group Organizer community support by Google, he started GDG community with an aim of upskilling and giving developers resources that will enable them to develop technologies that solve problems of Africa. Within 9 months (February to October 2018) Fanie has managed to get sponsorship approximately to R90 000.00 from Google. The sponsorship was for Training Vouchers for DUT IT students, cash for catering per events, Sub-Southern Africa GDG Leaders Summit that was held at Kenya. He is also a Director of Startup Grind , a largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring and connecting 1, 500, 000 entrepreneurs in 450 cities. On 17 October 2018, Fanie was honoured with leadership and Service award by Department of Information Technology for his contribution towards the department objectives of advancing ICT and promoting students leadership and uplifting communities. Fanie is selected to represent DUT and South Africa at United Nations Emerging Leaders Peace Summit that will be held at United Nation, Bangkok, Thailand from 28 to 30 November 2018.
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