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Cecil Road Primary School receives library from MAL Foundation

24 April 2019 8:57 AM
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The Salt River school in Cape Town, founded in 1937, is receiving a new library.

Mike Schalit of the MAL Foundation, chats to Kieno Kammies ahead of the launch of their 14th school library - this time at Cecil Road Primary School in Salt River, Cape Town.

We saw the power of creativity and the power of ideas to put back.

Mike Schalit - MAL Foundation

MAL makes its goals clear on its website:

Through our projects and collaborations and the power of creative ideas, we aim to match a school with a brand, build a library and fill it with books to fill young minds. Our design is a sustainable, replicable and easy to erect library structure that houses almost 4000 books with a whole lot of space for children to read and write. It’s all about the math: you MakeALIbrary = you MakeALIfe.

MAL

The community-based school is 82-years old.

The foundation phase head of department, Pria Maharaj tells Kieno Kammies how much the new library means to pupils. She reads a message of thanks from the school principal expressing gratitude.

Listen to the school's gratitude below:


24 April 2019 8:57 AM
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