Charity: St. Joseph's Care and Support Trust
Kgabo is a registered nurse and holds a Masters in Development Studies. She is working with the St. Joseph’s Care and Support Trust in Bronkhorstspruit.
St. Joseph’s Care and Support Trust at Sizanani Village is a non-profit organisation based in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Region 7, east of Pretoria.The organisation was formed in 1999 as a response to HIV and AIDS pandemic. It remains the only organisation offering comprehensive holistic Palliative Care services in the region for people with life threatening illness. St Joseph’s is working alongside the South African Government in breaking the cycle of poverty facing many rural communities and has contributed immensely in health and social development, job creation and poverty alleviation. Services are rendered by a team of highly committed, fully trained and experienced staff members.
Kgabo performed a needs assessment amongst the youth in Bronkhorstspruit. She has been training unemployed youth on entrepreneurship and small business management.
She has managed to get three groups of young entrepreneurs set up their own businesses and is now assisting them with the running of their businesses.
Kgabo also aims to assist youth who have dropped out of school and focus on getting them back into school.