The MEC for Education in the Eastern Cape Mr Mandla Makupula will open Notsolo Senior Primary School in the OR Tambo district of Umtata on 30 August 2013. The school forms part of the programme known as “One School a Week”.
Notsolo joins the list of brand new schools that have been opened as part of the ‘’1 school a week campaign’’ which began at the beginning of July 2013 and has seen the opening of Mqokolweni , Kwezilethu, Kwenxura , Gqweza, Dumile And Ndlovayiphathwa Senior Primary Schools as part of the programme.
The schools were built under the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Development Initiative (ASIDI) an extension of the broader Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC) led by the President. The initiative aims to eradicate all mud schools and inappropriate structures, as well refurbish dilapidated and ill equipped schools. The ASIDI National Outputs plan of 2011-2014 will see an eradication and replacement of 496 mud schools, provision of water and sanitation to 1 257 schools and electricity to 878 schools.
Members of the media are invited to join the opening as follows:
Date: 30 August 2013
Venue: Notsolo Senior Primary, Libode, OR Tambo District, Umtata
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