14 June 2021 - NW1747
Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Tourism
In light of the fact that on the Annual Performance Plan of 2021-22 of her department, as well as her planning, through the destination development programme, to do some work at Ga-Tisana in the Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality in Limpopo, (a) what exactly will her department be doing in the area and (b) how will the residents in the village and the surrounding areas benefit from the specified initiative?
a) The Department will be undertaking work at the Tisani Cutural village situated in Ga-Tisani village, Makhuduthamaqa Local Municipality in the Sekhukhune District Municipality. The Department of Tourism has appointed the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) as the implementing agent to construction or complete the following: 10 chalets, 10 braai areas, conference facility, new entrance gate, swimming pool with ablution facility, cultural village with museum, furniture, security fence and landscaping.
b) Employment opportunities will be provided during the implementation of the project. The workers will mainly be from the villages of Tisani, Sekwati, Magukubu and Ga-Phaahla.
Non-accredited and accredited training will be also be provided during construction stage. After completion the project will be operational to create permanent jobs for local people.