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City funds Tjommies - a Men on the Side of the Road Tourism project

by City of Cape Town
27 Mar 2008
City of Cape Town
City of Cape Town

Men on the Side of the Road (MSR) is a non-profit organisation that seeks to facilitate the entry of low-skill workers into our growing economy and the City of Cape Town has agreed to grant-in-aid funding of R250000 for the MSR’s tourism-related project, the Cape Town Tjommies.


"The Tjommies will be trained to assist tourists and provided with maps, guides and season specific information. They will be deployed across the city at strategic tourism points to maximise their influence on service delivery." said Councillor Simon Grindrod, Mayoral Committee Member for Social, Economic Development and Tourism.

"The Tourism Industry welcomed the implementation of the pilot project during the festive season and we want to build on this performance leading up to hosting the Soccer World Cup in 2010", he said.

It is envisaged that the Tjommies project will create an entry point into tourism for unemployed people and provide them with the opportunity to access employment opportunities in different segments of the industry.

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MEDIA RELEASE
NO. 109/2008
27 MARCH 2008


ISSUED BY:
COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT
CITY OF CAPE TOWN
TEL: 021 400 3719

MEDIA QUERIES:
CLLR SIMON GRINDROD
TEL: 021 400 1298 CELL: 084 200 6060

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