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EU, Microprojects donate E340 000 to Lulakeni
By SAZIKAZI HLOPHE - SWAZI TIMES-15-Jun-2009
MBABANE – The building effort by parents of children from Lulakeni Primary School were last week greatly rewarded when they received a E340 000 financial boost from Micro-projects.
The funding, secured through the European Union, was donated towards the completion of a Home Economics classroom, which the parents had built through individual contributions up to roofing stage. The parents had also raised a further E15 000 towards the project.
Presenting the cheque was Microprojects’ Dumisa Ndzimandze, who applauded the parent’s determination in raising funds for building the Home Economics class.
Development “We will continue to partner with this community in development for as long as this spirit of hardwork prevails,”. Sigwe Member of Parliament, Sivumelwano Nxumalo thanked Microprojects, on behalf of the parents and the community. He disclosed that the donation will be used for the roofing of the class, as well as purchasing two 10 000 litre water tanks and two stoves.
“I would also like to urge you as parents to commit yourselves to building even more classes, because the roll-out of free education will see an influx of students into the school,” he said, addressing the parents. Nxumalo also extended his appreciation to ADRA who donated eight bales of clothing to 300 elderly people in four chiefdoms under his constituency.
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