21 schools in Cape Town, Jo'burg and Pretoria sent books for libraries

Our second South African consignment this year enhances the learning opportunities in 21 township schools around Cape Town, Pretoria and Johannesburg.

The books will improve the literacy skills of over 18,000 pupils.

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1st November 2010
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Tennis equipment donated by School Aid provides great sporting opportunities

Tennis equipment, donated by the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, has once again been put to good use by the Irene Country Club, who run a Tennis Development programme for the Irene Middle School, a local school, situated in the Gauteng province of South Africa which is located between Pretoria and Johannesburg.

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Another container leaves the warehouse bound for South Africa

Bob Crisp and David Tarn, School Aid volunteers, worked extremely hard, on what was a very hot day in August,  loading a shipping container bound for South Africa.  This container is expected to arrive in mid September.

They loaded 19 pallets, containing 730 boxes of books, onto the container, which will eventually go to schools in and around Cape Town.  Two of the pallets of books are to be forwarded to schools in Johannesburg. 

 

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Visit from the South African High Commissioner

School Aid welcomed the South African High Commissioner, Nomatemba "Thembi" Tambo, to the warehouse.  She is seen here with Lady Baker (President and Founder) on the left and Janis Mowlem (Chairman) on the right.

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Visit to schools in Cape Town

During a recent holiday in the Western Cape, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit two schools on the outskirts of Cape Town and see for myself what a difference our books make.

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