Education department says it will refurbish Mohokone Primary in 2023/4
Frank Itswene, principal of Mohokone Primary in Ga-Kgapane village, says the roof of his school is a constant worry for him. He has pleaded for a new building with the education office for Mopani District, Limpopo, but has not received any support.
The rusting, leaking roof has broken wooden trusses. The ceiling in a mobile classroom, delivered in 2012, is collapsing above the learners – an accident waiting to happen.
“It is not safe at all. The learners are forever scared that the structure will fall on top of them,” says Eddie Machete, chairperson of the school governing body (SGB).
The school, in an impoverished section of Mohokone in the Greater Letaba Municipality, was built by the community in the 1980s….