WINDHOEK - Orgill van Wyk and Benneth Sankwasa, the school principal and hostel superintendent of Pionier Boys’ School, signed a grant contract with Ambassador Herbert Beck. The school in Windhoek receives financial support amounting to N$62 098.16, which will be used to purchase a solar system for warm water supply for the school hostel. The donation is made available through the micro-project fund of the Embassy.
The Pioneer Boys’ School is a government school for boys with learning difficulties, which is attended by approximately 450 learners between the ages of 14 and 16. It offers grades 5-7 and two vocational streams, namely pre-vocational and vocational. The courses offered are plumbing, electrics, carpentry and bricklaying.
The hostel, which provides accommodation for over 150 learners, has not had a hot water installation for years.
Many of the learners of Pionier Boys’ School come from underprivileged backgrounds.
2019-11-20 08:58:40 | 8 months ago