- Nelson Mandela's great-grandkids have lent their support to a KZN school project
- Lindo, Zazi and Ziwelene Mandela attended the launch of classroom construction at Ethekwini Primary School
- Nelson Mandela Foundation has partnered with the Cotton On Foundation to implement the project
Nelson Mandela's great-grandchildren, Lindo, Zazi and Ziwelene Mandela, have lent their support to a school project in KwaZulu-Natal.
They attended the launch of construction of new classrooms at Ethekwini Primary School in Durban on 11 October, Good Things Guy reports.
The project will also upgrade the school's ablution facilities, Briefly.co.za learned. It will include a nutrition programme and a menstrual hygiene course for girls.
Nelson Mandela Foundation has partnered with the Cotton On Foundation, a nonprofit organisation based in Australia, to implement the project.
Ethekwini Primary School currently has 1,100 learners. About 150 are in each classroom. Therefore, learners have to complete their primary education in other schools because of lack of space.
Tim Diamond, General Manager of the Cotton On Foundation, said the project will change this:
Most importantly, Ethekwini Primary School learners will be able to finish their junior school learning without having to leave their district.
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