The principal of Fairhaven Primary, Mr K Govender applauded the youngster for his community spirit and was moved by the initiative shown by the pupil.
The education sector is also embracing the potential that technology offers, with good schools and universities incorporating tech to strengthen educational outcomes.
Elora Primary School and the South African Institute of Sathya Sai Education (SAISSE) recently hosted a highly successful value-based workshop for teachers from Elora Primary and a few surrounding schools.
Their presentation was of an exceptionally high standard.
Pupils from all around Durban who attend the school enjoyed making the placards and being part of the demonstration.
Different codes of discipline, setting of goals to achieve a vision, alcohol and drug abuse as well as abstinence were discussed.
Communications officer of the Malvern SAPS, W/O Radhika Mairmuthu, said although many schools are safe, they can be susceptible to crime and violence as other environments if opportunity exists.
Ten lucky pupils of the school were selected as recipients of the new bags. They were extremely delighted when their respective names were called out for them to receive the bags.
The guest of honour was Niresh Seethal from the class of 1986.
The ‘Read-to-Lead’ campaign is an initiative of the Department of Basic Education and serves to promote access to quality reading material and libraries to less fortunate pupils.
The management and staff of Asoka Secondary wishes him and all their other top awardees all the best in their future endeavours.