Sibanye-Stilwater donates 300 tablets to North West Schools

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Tebogo Msimanga |

Sibanye – Stillwater donated 30 Smart Boards and 300 Tablets to 30 schools to the North West department of Education within the Rustenburg Sub – District schools on Friday, 20 November 2020.

The positive gesture strengthens the government’s priority of unleashing the potential of learners through the Information and Communications Technology resources.

The Senior Vice-president for Sibanye – Stillwater, Floyd Masemola said they are intentional about creating value for their shareholders so that while the mines are still operational: communities can also benefit through structured programmes that advance development.

Northwest Education MEC Mmaphefo Matsemela expressed her gratitude. “We want to assure Sibanye – Stillwater that our School Governing bodies and the entire community will ensure that these assets are safe. Whenever we handover the school, the community should appreciate and own it”, added Matsemela.

MEC Matsemela further emphasised that the aim of the department is to provide infrastructure which is “beyond sanitation”. She said for the department to provide quality education, the learning environment should be conducive for teaching and learning.

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