The Crisis in Eastern Cape Schools

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

School Feeding Crisis: Update

   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

Where to from here for our Grade Rs?

The challenge we face with renewed anxiety is the appalling state of so many rural schools including the government primary school which our present Grade Rs will attend next year, having enjoyed an excellent foundation at the Jujurha Preschool. Typically there is a shocking lack of infrastructure, of desks, chairs, blackboards and other teaching materials, a lack … READ MORE