Earlier today the Executive Mayor of Rustenburg Local Municipality Cllr Mpho Khunou together with other stakeholders donated school uniform to the learners of Cyferbuilt – Ward 36. The area which is largely rural owing to its geography within a farming region is 80 kilometres outside Rustenburg.
The donation, served as a follow up from last year’s event which was held in the area organised by the women in the various law enforcement agencies in the province (South African Police Services, Public Safety Directorate of the Rustenburg Local Municipality (Fire Department, Law Enforcement and Traffic Unit) and the North West Provincial Traffic).
The Executive Mayor, was accompanied by ward Cllr Pogiso Tsienyane during the visit and subsequent donation at Cyferbuilt Primary School. During his address to the learners the Executive Mayor said, it was important for every resident of Rustenburg to be properly serviced in line with the constitution of the Republic ” We are here today, to offer this school uniform because we are aware of your plight. Rustenburg includes you and this area you call home, therefore you deserve the same attention, that we give to other areas within our jurisdiction. It is my hope that, this opportunity that you have been given by your parents and this school to come here and learn, will be beneficial to you. I must also stress that although this area is regarded is largely rural, it is upon you to ensure that you will become future contributors to the development of this area” Mayor Khunou emphasized.
Cllr Tsienyane, could not hide his excitement following the donation. ” We are indeed proud that today, this school in my ward has benefited from this noble course. Regardless of the challenges that are the these children will see that, they are not alone and we will do everything in our power to ensure that they also have a fair opportunity in bettering their lives” said Cllr Tsienyane. Ubank, also was present as one of the stakeholders that contributed towards today’s donation ceremony.