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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.

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 >

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