Izandla Ziyagezana


Izandla ziyagezana programme is a Departmental initiative aimed at poverty alleviation and job creation focusing on labour intensive methods for manual clearance of vacant provincial land.

Main Objectives

  • Provide job creation opportunities to the poorest of the poor households in poor communities, with special emphasis on women and youth.
  • Empower women and youth by providing basic training on site clearance and life skills.
  • Provide a cost effective system of maintaining provincially owned vacant sites pending the future use or disposal.
  • Instill a sense of pride and ownership in the community through keeping a safe and clean environment.

For more information contact the following offices:
General Manager: (Property Management)
Mrs M.S. Linda
Telephone: 033 – 355 5533


Message from the MEC
Public Works employs a variety of communications tools to engage its stakeholder community. Since websites are usually the first port of call, the Department seeks to maintain a site with up to date content that is of value to our diverse audiences.
MEC Peggy Nkonyeni


Private Bag X9142, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Tel no: 033 355 5500

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