Sharing the joy of reading and learning – Mobile Library donation
As part of the PSA’s Social Responsibility goals, in providing access to educational resources in rural areas, 9 mobile libraries have been delivered to schools through-out the country.
In the Free State, the PSA Provincial Office donated a mobile library to Arbeidsgenot Primary School in the Motheo District. The area has a low literacy rate and high unemployment. Pictured below, PSA staff members and school teachers.
Western Cape Provincial Manager, Koos Kruger and his staff, handed over a mobile library to Imperial Primary School in Mitchells Plain, in Cape Town. Pictured below, is the school’s Principal Mr Baron together with Mr Kruger, Labour Relations Officer, Advocate Rashied Daniels and PSA officials.
In the Northern Cape Provincial Manager Steve Ledibane was on hand, as excited school children received their mobile library, at Matjieskloof Intermediary School. This community is poverty stricken, with many parents being unemployed.
In Limpopo, the Provincial Office brought joy to school children Schuitdrift Combined Farm in Tshipise Village, in Venda. PSA Provincial Manager, John Teffo was shocked to see the conditions School children have to endure to get an education. Problems facing the school include, unsafe pit toilets and a lack of access to water, forcing school children to use the bush. The children were overjoyed at this gesture from the PSA. Pictured below, Limpopo Provincial Manager Mr Teffo and school staff and children.
In KwaZulu-Natal, school children from Mandosi Combined School in Inanda, received their mobile library to much excitement. The is no library near the school and this donation from the PSA will make a significant difference to their studies.
In Mpumalanga, the Provincial Manager Phumzile Zulu and PSA staff members, presented a donated a mobile library to Diphoswa Combine School in Bushbuckridge. The school caters for 200 from Grades 1 – 6. PSA Business partners, Metropolitan was joined the PSA and donated juice to all the learners. The children were especially greatful for the donation as there is no library near them. Pictured below, the schools circuit manager, school children and PSA staff.