Rally to Read: Bridging the gap
Thousands of primary schools in rural areas receive scant or no support from provincial education departments. Without a helping hand from sponsors, many pupils face a dim future
How many SA primary schoolchildren does it take to change a light bulb? If they are rural children, the answer may be "none". For there’s a good chance their school has no electricity, and therefore no light bulbs. In some cases, they may not even have a proper classroom, or proper sanitation.
Most of us can’t wait for 2020 to be over, hoping that a new year will bring respite from our Covid-ravaged existence. In some parts of our country, however, it won’t get any better — for the simple fact that every year is awful...