A new aspect of storytelling was introduced this term with the dramatisation of stories. Dressing up caused much laughter and the children are particiapting confidently and with great enjoyment, guided by their equally enthusiastic teachers!
At the beginning of the school year we were able to upgrade 2 classrooms, thanks to the ongoing generosity of donors. The classrooms were painted and decorated with posters and temporary ‘whiteboards’ were made of reversed posters taped together. Then the very first desks and chairs were moved in! The expressions on the children’s faces … READ MORE
2011 started on a disastrous note in all Eastern Cape schools but, as always, our rural schools have far fewer resources to withstand the cancellation of services which are the backbone of education. The cancellation of the school feeding scheme rightly caused a national outcry and the cancellation of ‘temporary’ teachers’ posts resulted in a high … READ MORE
The Bulungula Incubator sent out an urgent appeal for funds on 21 January in response to the cancellation of the Eastern Cape government School Feeding Programmes. With your help, we managed raise a whopping R171,551.86 in just 2 weeks! Because of your quick and generous response to the crisis, meals for learners of … READ MORE
The school year began on an alarming note with the announcement by the Eastern Cape Education Department that all school feeding schemes would be cancelled for the remainder of this financial year due to lack of funds. This is a devastating blow to impoverished families whose children depend on this one meal every day. A … READ MORE