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What happens during those long hours next to the road? An exploratory study of three informal day labour hiring sites in Tshwane
(University of Stellenbosch, 2012)
The purpose of the study was to describe the nature of socio-economic activities taking place at hiring sites in Tshwane. The research approach and methodology of this study were exploratory, descriptive and qualitative. ...
The role and linkages of buy-back centres in the recycling industry: Pretoria and Bloemfontein (South Africa)
(University of Johannesburg, 2012)
Purpose/objectives: The aim of this paper is to get a better understanding of the role and linkages of buy-back centres (BBCs) in the recycling industry. The first objective is to analyse the institutional profile of the ...
"Life is not pap and vleis": poverty in child-headed households in Gauteng
(University of Stellenbosch, 2011)
Introduction: The objective of this paper is to describe the socio-economic conditions of child-headed households in Gauteng, so as to measure the extent of poverty among these children. In order to do this, the study ...
Problems rural social workers experience
(University of Stellenbosch, 2004)
The research was an exploratory study of the views and experiences of 45 social workers related to their work and working conditions in rural communities This article describes the research results around aspects regarding ...
The economic impact of NGOs on the well-being of extended households in Soweto
(UNISA Press, 2016)
Extended households, usually in the form of an elder or grandparent, have always provided a safety net for orphaned children. However, the high rates of HIV (AIDS) infection, unemployment and poverty have weakened their ...