Acting Minister in the Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, says the Presidential Employment Stimulus initiative has, to date, benefited more than half-a-million South Africans.
The initiative was launched in 2020.
Ntshavheni, in a post-Parliamentary briefing said more than 532-thousand people received support through the initiative.
She says the PES also created more than 422-thousand jobs, across South Africa.
Read the statement here.
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