Cry for help as 500 Mkhondo kids need proper school

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Cry for help as 500 Mkhondo kids need proper school
BLEAK FUTURE: Learners at the Mispah Primary school are learning in the most appalling conditions as government is failing to provide adequate funding to the school due to more than half of the learners being undocumented. PICTURE BY Excelsior News

The public is asked to make donations towards the upgrade of the school by calling Mr Hlophe on 079 779 4524 or Mr MM Thabede on 071 957 4295.


Mispah Primary School is crying out for help as more than 500 kids in the Mkhondo area area in need of a proper school.

The school is located on Beyers Farm and is urgently requesting assistance from the public to help with donations, reports Excelsior News.

The donations are needed “to improve the infrastructure of the school to create a clean and safe environment where the learners can be educated”.

The farm school currently has 540 learners – of which more than half are undocumented or unregistered.

Cry for help as 500 Mkhondo kids need proper school
The Mispah Primary School in Mkhondo is one of the few remaining farm schools in Mpumalanga

Government is said to not be offering any form of financial support to the school due to the issue of documentation.

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The number of teachers at Mispah Primary School increased significantly at the beginning of 2022 and “it is getting more difficult by the day to accommodate everyone”.

“The school is falling apart and they are desperate for any assistance,” the appeal for help says.

In the main, they urgently need the following –

– 80 poles to replace the fence
– 17 buckets of yellow 20-litre paint
– 6 buckets of blue 20-litre paint
– Also means to fix, build or upgrade the walls

Every child has the right to an education and everyone deserves a safe and clean environment to learn in.

To make a donation or for more information about the school or what they need, kindly contact Mr MR Hlophe on 079 779 4524 or Mr MM Thabede on 071 957 4295.

(edited by MLM)
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