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  1. BRIEFING PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON CORRECTIONAL SERVICES TUESDAY 12TH JUNE 2007

  2. PRISON LABOUR AS A MEANS OF REHABILITATION AND REINTEGRATION

  3. PRISON AND COMMUNITY BASED SOCIAL ENTERPRISES MODEL Social Enterprises Partnerships With NICRO Rehabilitation Plan Assessment Of Economy And Market Needs – South African Continental International Establishment of Production Centers – Public Trading Entities TRAINING POST RELEASE REINTEGRATION PROGRAMS WORK PLACEMENT IN SOC ENTERP REMUNERATEDWORK INDEPENDENCE OCCUPATIONAL AND SKILLS ASSESSMENT SUBJECT TO SA LABOUR LAWS LINKED TO SA MARKET LINKED TO CONTINENTAL MARKET LINKED TO INTERNATIONAL MARKET MARKETABLE REMUNERATION ALLIGNED TO MARKET ALIGNED TO SETA/NQF LEARNERSHIPS

  4. STATUS QUO IN SA PRISONS • PRESENT POPULATION 157 402 • ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE AGE GROUP OVER 20YRS 104 805 • 66% • 59 072 PRISONERS RELEASED ON EXPIRATION OF SENTENCE OR PAROLE ANNUALLY – APPROX 5000 MONTHLY • THE MAJORITY OF THESE ARE PROBABLY ECONOMICALLY ACTIVE MALES

  5. International Instruments Regulating Prison Labour • SA CONSTITUTION • UN MIN STANDARDS • UN RULES FOR THE PROTECTION OF JUVENILES DEPRIVED OF THEIR LIBERTY

  6. REHABILITATION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUAL PRISONER • INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENT • DETERMINE PHYSICAL SOCIAL SPIRITUAL AND ECONOMIC NEEDS • DEVELOP ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT PLAN INCORPORATING EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING COMPONENTS

  7. ASSESSMENT OF SAECONOMY AND MARKET NEEDS • DETERMINE GROWTH AREAS IN MARKET • DETERMINE FEASIBILE MANUFACTURING/SERVICE INDUSTRY VENTURES • DETERMINE CONTINENTAL AND INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES • DEVELOP OPTIONS AND COSTING

  8. TRAINING • RECRUIT AND SELECT PRISONERS BASED ON INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENTS AND REHABILITATION PLANS • SKILLS TRAINING TO DEVELOP CONGRUENT COGNITIVE AND BEHAVIOURAL APPROACH TO PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH • OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS FOR APPROPRIATE WORK PLACEMENT • ALIGNED TO MARKET/SETA/NQF • LEARNERSHIPS • FORMAL CERTIFICATION

  9. Establishment Of Production Centers – Public Trading Entities • SUBJECT TO SA LABOUR LEGISLATION • LINKED TO SA MARKET • LINKED TO CONTINENTAL MARKET • LINKED TO INTERNATIONAL MARKET • MARKETABLE REMUNERATION • FAMILY REMITTANCES

  10. SOCIAL ENTERPRISES DEFINITION Abusiness venture developed for social purposes- financial and social outcomes within business paradigm SOCIAL PURPOSE Primary : Offender reintegration - encompassing: economic empowerment – skills acquisition – income generation – meeting basic needs – family reunification CASE STUDY Pioneer Human Services

  11. SORAYA SOLOMON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NICRO NATIONAL OFFICE Tel 021 462 0017 Fax 021 462 2447