Jobbie, the app tackling unemployment and impoverishment in South Africa

November 13, 2019
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The unemployment rate in South Africa has reached a record high in over a decade: 6.7 million.

Since the second quarter of 2019, the Manufacturing, Construction, and Utilities industries all experienced declines in employment, resulting in 72,000 of skilled individuals now being without jobs and without a means of supporting themselves. Enter Jobbie: a new, mobile app-driven job market that aims to reduce unemployment and poverty.

The app connects those in the job market to customers needing to get odd jobs done, matching them to nearby opportunities suited to their skills, exposing them to thousands of potential new customers and enabling them to get paid quickly and easily – all from their mobile phones.

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