Earlier this year, Volkswagen, Qhubeka and World Vision donated bicycles to rural learners in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape. They returned for a pilot programme in bicycle maintenance, a road safety clinic and to deliver backpacks filled with books and stationery.
The skill of writing is learned and needs to be practised. But in many households, pens are not always available. Through its Change a Future campaign, a stationery company is getting school necessities to children.
For a decade now, retail chain store Game has invested millions in helping provide basic resources to teachers in rural schools through its Tools 2 Teach project.