Good Samaritan donates chairs for school
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The days of sharing chairs and sitting on the floor when doing school will now be a thing of the past after a Good Samaritan donated chairs for the needy school.
Learners of Thuto-Lefa Secondary school, in Munsieville, West of Joburg, where either sharing chairs or be seated of the floor when doing their school.
Dineo Masekane, a former learner at the school and a resident of Mogale City said she was touched when the school teachers informed her about the theft of school properties as well as the shortage of chairs at the school.
Masekane, who is passionate about education said she out of her way to improve the quality of education for her former school and she decided to buy 120 Hola chairs for the learners. She donating chairs for the school was one way of giving back to the community.
“It was during a school governing body meeting that the school management informed us about the crisis that has hit school,” said Masekane.
“At the meeting we were told that most the school property were stole in one the burglaries that has hit the school. So I decided that since I was once a learner at the school I needed to give back to the school that has made what I am today, and I did that through buying chairs,” she added.
Masekane a sales executive at the Toyota Constantia, said she decided to buy chairs because she does wanted the learners to do their school work in dignity and in comfort. The chairs valued at R5 700 were delivered this week much to the appreciation of the school learners and principal.
“It is in everybody’s heart to see our kids doing well in their education and we as members of the community we need to play our part in doing that, and I feel proud to be part of this school and to have contributed positively towards the education of our kids,” said the Good Samaritan Masekane who is also - Automark Knight: The Automark Knights represent an elite group of sales people who are valuable assets to both their Dealerships and Toyota SA. Their responsibilities and duties is to set the example of being balanced professionals in their working environments, community and social activities. They will make a further contribution to Dealer profitability by demonstrating to their fellow Sales Colleagues their product knowledge and combine service to the Customer
Matshidiso Maputle the school principal said: “We are very proud and happy that one of our former learners has seen the need to donate to the school and has done that by buying chairs. Most of our leaners were either sharing chairs or doing their work seated on the floor which was very bad.
“So we hope that other learners will learn from what she did and they will think of their follower learners and give back to the community and the school.”
Source: Mogale News