How ECP came about

Eyethu Careers Point (ECP) was initially established with the aim of addressing the need for career guidance and information in township high schools.  A Careers Adviser who had volunteered to work in Langa High School,, Sue Doyle, discovered that the provision of career guidance and information was only a very small component of the Life Orientation (Personal and Social Development) classes.

It became clear that a number of township citizens were also very concerned, and together with Sue, they sought to find a solution. Eyethu Careers Point was registered with the idea of setting up ‘Career Points’ in the townships, providing its services to all citizens. However, this was, financially and practically, a challenge too far and a more down to earth and yet very effective solution had to be found. The INDIBANO, BE YOUR OWN BOSS and ACORN workshops came into being