Bodibe is located in the North West province, 20 kilometres from the small town of Lichtenburg. In 2009, Lafarge Education Trust adopted eleven schools in Bodibe with a vision to transform the education landscape in the rural community. It was a difficult road, wrought with obstacles. The community was restless, torn apart by poverty and a lack of leadership. The environment in the schools was dysfunctional and not conducive to effective teaching and learning. It was in these difficult conditions that Adopt-a-School Foundation, in partnership with Lafarge Education Trust, piloted the Whole School Development model and was able to achieve meaningful and sustainable results over a period of five years.
School Community Development
Bodibe Schools: Empowered for own interventions
The success of the Bodibe story is attributed to the many organisations that have partnered with Adopt-a-School Foundation and Lafarge Education Trust.