2022 / 03 / 02
EnviroServ’s Dress a Learner Programme clothes Gqeberha learners.
EnviroServ hopes to bring relief to vulnerable households in Gqeberha when their Alex Mazwi Matikinca Dress a Learner Programme hands over uniforms valued at R80 000.
Eighty learners at 16 schools were the lucky recipients of brand new school uniforms at handovers that took place between February 23 to 25. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, each handover was done separately.
Five learners at each of the schools will receive a shirt, tunic or pants, jersey, dry bag, tie, socks, and shoes. The schools, Magxaki High, Swartkops Primary School, Lonwabo Special School, Vukanibantu Primary School, Cingani High School, Vulumzi High School, Colchester Primary School, Coega Primary School, Siyaphambili Primary School, Ncedo High, Mfesane High School, Mboniselo Primary School, Ikhwez’elihle Primary School, James Jolobe High School, Khulile Primary School, Fumisa ukoma Primary School, are all located within the wards in the vicinity of EnviroServ’s Aloes waste facility.
The Dress a Learner programme launched in 2013, and is a collaborative effort between community leaders, the Department of Basic Education that encourages schooling among primary and high school learners. “EnviroServ realises that a good education opens doors. It is critical to invest in our children and by extension, the future of our country,” said EnviroServ Public Affairs Manager, Makgabo Van Niekerk.
Invited guests at each handover includes officials from the Department of Education, community leaders including ward councillors, principals, educators, school governing bodies and the parents of the learners due to receive school uniforms.
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