Stock of school furniture and hospital products available at SEE
19 June 2020

The Department of Employment and Labour’s entity, Supported Employment Enterprises (SEE) has in stock school furniture, hospital linens and sanitizing stands available in all its 13 factories nationwide.

The school furniture comprises of fifteen thousand (15 000) combination desks coming in different sizes for pre-primary school, primary school and high school. The furniture also includes about five thousand (5000) utility chairs available for purchase.

SEE acting CEO Sam Morotoba said, the Department’s factories have been continuing hard at work producing linen and other hospital products in order to meet the demand facing hospitals due to the coronavirus pandemic.

"Since the beginning of the lockdown, SEE has been in the forefront producing some of the Personal Protective Equipment which includes masks, protective suits, sanitizing stands and hospital linen.

With the opening of the schools we also wanted to ensure that we are ready to provide the Department of Education with school furniture. With the proceeds and sales we make we appreciate that our dedicated workforce of people with disabilities will benefit," said Morotoba.

Other products available in stock that can be used for hospitals include type 13 woollen blankets, acrylic blankets, bedsheets pillowcases, type 43 hospital bath towels and white counter pants.

SEE has 13 factories across the country with Mpumalanga as the only province that does not yet have a factory facility.

The entity was established in 1943 as the Sheltered Employment Factories, for the sole purpose of creating employment for people who could not secure employment in the labour market due to their afflictions.

The Employment Services Act No.4 of 2014 has established the entity as the Supported Employment Enterprises (SEE), to promote work and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities through the manufacturing of steel, wood and textile products.

For more enquiries and purchasing clients can contact

For information contact:

Sibusiso Ngobeni                  

SEE: Communications and Marketing

079 896 9452


"Please continue to adhere to the lockdown regulations. Stay home, wash your hands regularly and keep maintaining the social distance."




Issued by: Department of Employment and Labour