Mud schools

April 28, 2013

128 pupils squashed into class

Activists and academics were horrified by conditions at three Eastern Cape schools.
July 19, 2015

Madiba’s vision changed mud into brick

Madiba magic started a revamp at a rural school, where youths can now get a decent education, but more still needs to be done.
January 28, 2018

Collapsing mud school a danger

Pupils and teachers fear the school building may collapse on them.
May 3, 2018

Murky, muddy and void of schools as provincial government can’t fulfil its promise

At least 436 mud schools are still in use in the Eastern Cape, and education MEC Mandla Makupula says the provincial government can’t fulfil its promise to get rid of them all in a year.
August 12, 2018

Broken promises, broken dreams

More than a decade ago, an Eastern Cape village was promised a ‘proper’ school. Today, all the pupils have are bricks and mortar toilets.
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May 19 2019