Malamulele - Limpopo Education MEC Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya
kick-started the 2023 back to school campaign by visiting Vhembe East Education
District during the first week of February. The MEC handed over sanitary towels
and school shoes to needy learners of Johannes Ramavhoya and Movhe Secondary
schools respectively in Mulendze village.
The MEC who was accompanied by Collins Chabane Mayor,
Cllr. Shadrack Maluleke used the opportunity to motivate learners during the
campaign and urged them to work harder if they want to achieve their dreams.
The visit was wrapped up at Nwaridi secondary and Tshivhade primary schools at
Mashau village where she also conducted an oversight visit of the water and sanitation project currently
The stakeholders from the local municipalities, tribal
authorities, circuit managers and school management who joined the MEC on her
first visit have commended the visit and made a commitment to continue with the
The department aims to offer and pledge their support
to the learners and teachers by fostering partnerships with parents, to
encourage and motivate them to remain devoted to their goals.
“We are here to show our love, support and to
encourage you to sacrifice and work hard in your studies. We would like to see
you representing our country internationally by achieving more than the
expectations. The only way for our society to grow and prosper is through
proper education at all levels and we fully rely on you as our future
generation”, said MEC Lerule-Ramakhanya.
The MEC handed over dignity packs and school shoes to
one hundred learners from Tshivhade and Nwaridi schools to restore the dignity
of the less fortunate. The MEC said the packs which comprise mainly of
toiletries is a token to the needy and will reduce the number of learners who
drop out because of inequalities.