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Pencil in education on Mandela Day – and improve the prospects of South Africa’s learners

Studying is never straightforward for pupils of Mzomhle Senior Secondary School. Before hitting the books, the hundreds of learners and their teachers must first engage in a complicated dance of who will take the textbook home. That’s because the school – located in the township of Mdantsane situated between East London and King William’s Town …

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Plant A Vegetable Garden

Adopt-a-School Foundation and partners plant a vegetable garden for Mandela Day

On 24th July, Adopt-a-School was joined by executives from DRA, Mondi Group, Shanduka Black Umbrellas and Shanduka Foundation to plant a vegetable garden at Tshilidzi Primary School in support of Back to School for a Day for Mandela Day. Together with environmental NGO, Green Beings, we installed a 12m x 5m titanium shade net tunnel. …

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Back To School For A Day

Why we go Back to School for a Day

“The organisation of ordinary citizens to support the education of our children is limited only by the boundaries of our collective imagination”. These were the words of our chairman Cyril Ramaphosa following the launch of Adopt-a-School’s Back to School for a Day initiative in May 2012.  Three years later this annual event continues to make …

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