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Equal Education’s Campaign to Build the Future

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Out of the 24 793 public schools in South Africa 93% have no libraries, 95% have no science laboratories, 2 402 schools have no water supply, 46% still use pit latrine toilets and 913 schools have no toilets facilities. 

Take a look inside one of these schools, Samson Senior Primary in the Eastern Cape: 

Equal Education has been campaigning for two years to get Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to set Minimum Norms and Standards for School Infrastructure. These regulations would ensure that all schools meet at least a minimum, but acceptable, standard of school infrastructure.

For more background on Equal Education’s campaign, watch the first Build the Future video >

Please share this with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. Tweet @equal_education using #FixOurSchools and #BuildtheFuture 

Contact details: 
Telephone: 021 387 0022

Equal Education is an Atlantic grantee through the Reconciliation & Human Rights programme in South Africa.