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Manager: Mrs HD Ngcobo
Email: Dudu.Ngcobo@ugu.gov.za
Tel: 039 688 5700

The Special Programmes and Youth Development Unit, is located in the Office of the Municipal Manager. The Unit specifically focuses on vulnerable groups in the community such as women; people living with disability; farmers; people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS and young people. Over and above the specific focus on vulnerable groups, the Unit further manages the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP); which provides short to medium-term work opportunities to poor households.

The Special Programmes and Youth Development Unit core mandate is: COORDINATION and MAINSTREAMING of the programmes within Ugu District Municipality, Ugu District Family of Municipalities, Sector Departments and the Private Sector through partnership where possible.