Waiting for Superman lingers on so-called dropout factories and academic sinkholes in forgotten communities. Even the facades of the school buildings seem to spell out failure, with overgrown brush, crumbling entryways and darkened windows. The school resemble prisons
So too do the school buildings in “mzansie,”. This school lack basic infrastructure such as clean latrines. This is a key reason for children to be absent from school and /or eventually drop out from school. Children in “mzansie” go to the fields for toileting, as toilets are not there or not in usable condition, holes in the ceilings and gopher holes in the play area field until?
Fixing the school environment is not going to fix education, But studies prove that a better learning environment does lead to better learning.”
Just as conceptions of school infrastructure differ across contexts, so do priorities for school infrastructure provision and maintenance. The difference between school and life? In school, you are taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you are given a test that teaches you a lesson
Realizing that a child spends maximum time at the school as a learner, school infrastructure is a major factor behind how a child sees the world as he or she grows up.
I first encounter this school on 7 June 2018. when I got in supporting a community project to cut water loses. " I am proud to confirm 11 808 000 liter (3119343 gallons of water have been saved"
Water is the world's most precious resource, yet it is also the one which is almost universally mismanaged. As a result, water shortages are becoming ever more common. Not only does this have a significant economic impact, but an environmental one too.
The school’s 52-year-old building needed substantial repairs, “The only thing wrong with the school is the building itself,”
Crowdfunding has been proven to work around the world, ranging from schools to churches, hospitals and more. Having a platform to promote a cause and raise money through a collective effort of support.
What the funding be used for?
"Providing and maintaining facilities in school creates an enabling school environment and children's regularity to school will be improved, awareness of hygiene and sanitation will increase, and children will have fewer illnesses due to water borne infections"
Solar power to save money, there are other energy options that cut carbon emissions but not all of them produce stable long term financial savings. Solar paneling significantly offset a schools monthly utility bills, additionally on weekends and school holidays.
Spend more on education
Whether we have the opportunity to perform a productions or help out behind the scenes, Arts not only engages with the creative side of the brain, it serves to generate a rich array of reciprocal benefits for both students and our community.,Arts challenge us with different points of view, compel us to empathize with “others,” and give us the opportunity to reflect on the condition.