Category Archives: Library

Athwood Primary School, Hanover Park, Cape Town

Thanks to the generosity of UCT Medical School Class of 1993, The Bookery, Cape Winds, Albaraka Bank and Good Deeds Charity Group NPO, the children of Athwood Primary School in Hanover Park, Cape Town will start 2019 with a large, brand new prefabricated library! Although it is unusual to launch a school project so late

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Aldinville Senior Primary School, KwaDukuza, KwaZulu Natal

The 1,342 children who attend Aldinville Senior Primary School in KwaDukuza, approximately 70 kilometres north of Durban, were thrilled to receive a 12-metre converted shipping container library on Thursday 25 October 2018. Established in 1844, this rural school has very few resources. A container library filled with books and other educational aids is a huge

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BabbelBekkies Educare Centre, Prince Alfred Hamlet, Western Cape Six-metre container reading room Friday, 7 September 2018

On the eve of International Literacy Day, Friday, 7 September, the excited children of BabbelBekkies Educare Centre received a six-metre container reading room. There is not a single library in this informal settlement, let alone one that allows for parents to actively participate in their children’s reading. This reading room is a first, and will

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Fumisukoma Primary School, Motherwell, Port Elizabeth Prefabricated Library – Wednesday 18 July 2018

Who knew that South Africa’s love of the hamburger would become a force for good? The children of Fumisukoma Primary School in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth were the grateful beneficiaries of a prefabricated library, which was handed over on Wednesday, 18 July 2018. Core funding for the Fumisukoma Primary School library was raised by the Steers

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Langabuya Primary School, Mbekweni, Paarl Library handover – Wednesday 18 July 2018

Commemorating Mandela Day is always special for Breadline Africa, but there are a few moments that really stand out! One such celebration took place at Langabuya Primary School in Mbekweni, Paarl, where the staff joined teachers and students, along with donor representatives which included celebrity Olympic champion swimmer, Ryk Neethling, also the Marketing Director of

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Munsieville Primary School 30m2 Prefabricated Library Handover – Wednesday 18 July 2018

Not only were we commemorating Madiba’s 100th birthday on 18 July, we also celebrated with the children of Munsieville Primary School, as they received a brand-new prefabricated library from Tsogo Sun’s Silver star Casino. The school did not have a library–only a trolley of books that was passed from class to class when needed. There

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Sobambisana Public Primary School 30m2 Prefabricated Library Handover – Thursday 15 June 2018

June is National Youth Month and it was celebrated in fine style by the staff (some of whom were even in school uniform!) and students of Sobambisana Public Primary School, as Breadline Africa joined them for the launch of their new prefabricated Foundation Phase library, kindly funded by the UK-based JCT rust. The school, which

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Citrusdal Community Centre Container Library / Training Room Handover – Thursday 31 May 2018

Breadline Africa formed a partnership with Cool Fresh International Netherlands, Capespan, and the Balls-n-Books Foundation to provide an Early Childhood and Skills Development Centre to the community of Citrusdal in the Western Cape. The 12m container had been kindly donated by Safmarine. This facility will be utilised by more than 270 children between the ages

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