Readathon event

In support of National Library Week, local musicians Melanie Scholtz, Sakhile Moleshe and hip hop artists, Blaq Pearl and Rozzano Davids, showed their support by participating in the Breadline Africa readathon event, which took place at Mitchell Heights Primary in Mitchell’s Plain. Breadline Africa has placed just under 25 container libraries in some of the most impoverished schools across the country as&nbspREAD MORE >

Serco Cape Town launch

Serco, the international service company, announced the opening of a new business process outsourcing (BPO) delivery centre in Cape Town, South Africa.  The new centre, located in the Cape Town Central Business District, is expected to accommodate over 500 new employees and serve a range of international and domestic customers in sectors such as banking,&nbspREAD MORE >

Linge Primary container opening

A library container initiative between the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Breadline Africa, a Cape Town based NGO, will kick start the year with the opening of a container library at Linge Junior Secondary School in Nyanga on 30 January 2013. This is the first of 15 container libraries being planned for the year.&nbspREAD MORE >

Stationery drive

Cape Town based NGO Breadline Africa, will distribute stationery packs to Grade R learners at Parkdene Primary in Kraaifontein today. The learners, who began their school year last week when the Western Cape schools opened, come from the surrounding area and Wallacedene informal settlement. Many of them have not been equipped with the necessary stationery&nbspREAD MORE >

Mary Robinson container opening

Former president of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, together with MEC for education Donald Grant, visited Gugulethu on 6 August 2012, where they attended the handover of a container library at Vuyani Primary School. The refurbished container was donated to the school as part of a countrywide initiative; the&nbspREAD MORE >