Gov’t phases out Graduate scheme

Tumiso Rakgare PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Tumiso Rakgare PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Following rejection from youth graduates, government has taken a decision to phase out the Graduate Volunteer Scheme (GVS) first introduced in 2015.

The scheme, which has been seen as nothing but a down degraded version of the National Internship programme, among others targeted graduate youths who are unemployed but are also not enlisted for the Internship programme.

The programme, which many felt was meant to exploit unemployed graduates, also targeted those who had gone through two years of Internship but willing to continue as volunteers under the GVS.

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