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Deputy Minister Enver Surty to handover a library in support of 1000 Libraries Campaign, 20 July 2016

The Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Mr Enver Surty will today, Wednesday 20 July 2016 handover a mobile library donated by Imperial and Ukhamba Community Development Trust at Model Primary School – in support of the Mandela Day commemoration – 1000 Schools Libraries Campaign and the Read to Lead Campaign.

This donation, the 20th library donated by Imperial and Ukhamba community development trust, is part of Minister Angie Motshekga’s call to all social partners to support our flagship project dubbed the 1000 Schools Libraries Campaign and the Read to Lead Campaign.

The Departments’ partnership with Imperial Holdings and its offshoot the Ukhamba Community Development Trust underscores President Jacob Zuma’s contention that indeed education is a societal issue. The Imperial and Ukhamba Community Development Trust, has identified and/or selected 23 schools in Gauteng and Northern Cape to be provided with resources to benefit their schooling experience.

Approximately 20, 000 learners will benefit from this noble initiative. The monetary value of the contribution is approximately R7 500 000 to date.

Members of the media are invited to attend the visit as follows:

Date:              Today,Wednesday, 20 July 2016
Time:             13h30
Venue:           Model Primary School, 38 Heron Street, Extension 1 Lenasia

Enquires:      Elijah Mhlanga – 083 580 8275 | Troy Martens – 079 899 3070

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Written By: WebMaster WebMaster
Date Posted: 7/20/2016
Number of Views: 1361

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