Here’s a pit latrine challenge, Mr President

Breadline Africa has committed R7m of the annual budget to providing safe toilets in schools Breadline Africa rejoiced in 2018 when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his R6.8bn campaign, Sanitation Appropriate for Education (Safe), to eradicate pit toilets in schools countrywide. Sadly, your editorial opinion on Friday confirms there is still far to go (“Eradicate school […]

Solving South Africa’s school toilet crisis

In a recent article on News24, South African political analyst, Melanie Verwoerd challenged the private sector to fund “2,000 safe toilet seats to go to schools”. Local nonprofit organisation, Breadline Africa has a 30-year track record of providing safe and appropriate facilities to more than a quarter of a million children already and stands ready […]