Liesbeek Maintenance Team
The LMP team has grown over the past year and represents diversity in its make-up. Currently the team includes eight members, including three females and all classified as youth and from previous disadvantaged communities. Through their involvement with the LMP, they are gaining the skills and experience necessary to further their careers and improve their own personal circumstances. For instance, through the LMP one team member has recently obtained his driver’s license and saved enough money to buy his own car- a significant personal achievement. Through the work of the Education Officer, Andrew Bennet, the entire LMP team are enrolled in a NQF level 2 Environmental Practices course which will provide the team with significantly better career prospects- allowing them to move on from the project and new individuals to join the team and likewise improve their own personal circumstances and plight.