Deputy Minister Dr Mhaule and Tiger Brand Foundation to handover NSNP awards prizes at Thabang Primary in Free State
The Deputy Minister of Basic Education Dr Reginah Mhaule will on Tuesday, 14 June 2022, handover the prizes for the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) Awards Best School and Best District categories to the winning schools at Thabang Primary School in Bohlokong, Bethlehem, Free State.
The Deputy Minister will be joined by the Free State Province Premier, Honourable Sefora Ntombela, Education MEC, Tate Makgoe, Thabo Mofutsanyana Executive Mayor, Cllr. Conny Msibi, Dihlabeng Local Municipality Executive Mayor, Cllr. Tseki Tseki and TBF Director Eugene Absolom to mark the ground where the state of art kitchen will be built to cater for 1070 learners of Thabang Primary School, the winner of the NSNP Best School Award category.
The prize money to build a fully equipped kitchen is the first prize a school awarded to a best winning school in the NSNP School Awards. Tiger Brand Foundation has invested R700, 000 in the construction and equipment for a school kitchen.
The Deputy Minister will also award the KwaZulu-Natal province for winning NSNP Best District category. Furthermore 21 schools in the province that won at the district level will be recognised and rewarded with certificates and trophies.
Since the inception in 2010, the NSNP Best School Awards has been recognising the contribution and role the National School Nutrition Programme is playing to improve quality of learning in schools by providing a daily nutritious meal and furthermore showcasing the best practices while also providing advocacy on the programme.
Members of the media are invited to the NSNP Awards Prizes handover ceremony as follows:Date: Tuesday, 14 June 2022Time: 09h00Venue: Thabang Primary School, Bosiu Street, Bohlokong, Bethlehem, Free State