Projects and Services

Our skills Development Programs are aimed at the youth but open to anyone who is interested and they can choose from the following

Soft Skills

  • Personal Computer Basics and MS Office
  • Computerized Cashier
  • Security Officer

Technical Skills for Learnerships

  • Boiler Making
  • Electricians
  • Plumbers

All our training courses includes a compulsory Life Skills Training Program, a 10 day program that aims at developing the personality of an individuals through instilling the following: Moral Regeneration, Communication & Confidence Building, Money Sense, Time Management & other Work Readiness Programs

We also offer Entrepreneurship Projects

These are implemented and initiated by a minimum of 5 people where we coach, mentor and incubate the chosen projects as well as offer assistance for a financial pack application also linking them to financial intuitions for any necessary additional funding. After six months we exit the project but still administer it for the entire existence of the company as after care.

If you are interested we require the following ,Certified ID copy, detailed CV and proof of educational record.

Requirements from you.

You have to be unemployed, no post-matric qualification and able to read and write English.

Registration Process

You will go through a screening & assessment process in accordance to the required criteria on the chosen courses. Classes are on full time basis from Monday to Friday.

Our Kids Corner is a small play area equipped with toys and games plus a small library of children's books that kids can come play with after school. We’ll also help them with their homework or they can join in various educational fun activities we might have lined for them for the day but our main focus is to..

  • help boost their self esteem and confidence,
  • help them with their homework mainly reading,
  • and basically keeping them busy so that they don't get into too much trouble...

Our Social Programmes are designed to promote the health and well-being of the community.

These programs are probably the most challenging services we offer because of the broad spectrum of social problems a community such as Olieven will have, from domestic related issues to HIV and AIDS and Drug and Substance Abuse related issues.

Basically we identify cases in families and refer them to food banks, grants and also prepare meals for training beneficiaries. For cases that require a more professional intervention, a social worker will visit the family.

ODA has over the years facilitated this government sponsored project as a means of alleviating hunger to people by means of the temporarily rendering of assistance to them.  It is intended for persons in such dire material need, that they are unable to meet their or their family’s most elementary needs and it is designed to help persons and families over the crisis period. There need to be a very strong element of empowerment and development to the families in order for them to actively take steps to improve their situation  and to become independent.

the programme also runs a special dispensation for household affected by hiv/aids

The nutrition intervention provides an important source of food support to the most vulnerable patients receiving treatment.  The food banks also store some supplementary food that contributes to increased dietary diversity for patients and their households. Given  the small quantity  being procured  it is important   to ensure that  the food parcels provided  to  people  on treatment   contain  some of the  supplementary  food items and that  they reach the intended  beneficiaries,  without   any duplication  of services.



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