Most young people who exit the schooling system without completing matric will struggle to find decent jobs. Young people without a matric certificate are cut off from chances in life. Chances to earn, learn and contribute to economic and social life. It’s imperative that everyone plays their part in working together to prevent dropout. Pumza Ndamase, Project Lead at the Zero Dropout Campaign, speaks to Umhlobowenene host Apha naPhaya about this. She explains the need for a collaborative and sustained approach to dropout.