Five thousand brand new pairs of school shoes for needy learners
27 Oct 2010
Five thousand pairs of school shoes will be donated to vulnerable and needy school learners on Friday, 29 October 2010 as part of an initiative between the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education and South African Breweries.
Each learner will receive a pair of shoes and a pair of socks. Many of these children come from poor families and some are orphans. The shoes which have been donated by South African Breweries (SAB) will be distributed to learners in five districts which are; Pinetown, Obonjeni, Ugu, Amajuba and Empangeni.
“This grand and noble initiative is proof that we can all make a meaningful contribution towards giving our children quality education. We can all make a difference in just by giving the little that we have to assist needy learners. The support of the business sector is very important and hence we are grateful for this contribution and the commitment by SAB,” said MEC for Education Senzo Mchunu.
The event will be attended by the MEC for Education Mr Senzo Mchunu and Head of Programmes and Integration at SAB, Mr B Makhathini.
Details of the above mentioned event are as follows:
Date: Friday, 29 October 2010
Venue: V N Naik School for the Deaf – Newlands East in Durban
For more information, please contact:
Cell: 082 881 7484
Cell: 083 278 1064
Source: KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government
Issued by: KwaZulu-Natal Education
27 Oct 2010
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