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structures, financial and performance systems, and strategies are functioning effectively. It also provides evidence to the people of South Africa that public money is being spent prudently.

Making achievements count In respect of performance, the NYDA has once again increased its performance against target, from 93 percent to 96 percent, which represents the highest achievement in organisational history. In the year under review (2015/16), the NYDA achieved the following: R107 896 883 in funds and resources leveraged from third parties (donor-funding). R256 433 00 in youth development project disbursements. R29 975 000 disbursed in grant funding to youth and youth-owned enterprises. 1 079 139 youth supported through individual and group career guidance. 241 000 youth who participated in campaigns and special projects that NYDA implemented in health and wellbeing. 63 412 youth who received nonfinancial Business Support Development Services. 61 392 youth supported through life skills training, job preparedness and job placement programme. 14 907 youth enrolled in the National Youth Service Volunteer Programme. 4 736 youth enrolled in the NSC 2 nd

CEO of the NYDA Khathutshelo Ramukumba.

Chance Matric Rewrite Programme. 3 672 jobs created and sustained through grant funding, cooperatives and business development services. 673 youth and youth-owned enterprises supported through the NYDA Grant Fund.  406 youth who had their university studies fully funded through the Solomon Mahlangu Scholarship Fund. >>

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