MEC Fundile Gade to handover buses to special schools

By Nombongo Nxele

“Parenthood is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you’d have. It’s about understanding your child is exactly the person they’re supposed to be. And, if you’re lucky, they might be the teacher who turns you into the person you’re supposed to be” – The Water Giver. 

The Eastern Cape Department of Education MEC, Mr Fundile Gade will on Thursday September 9handover 23-seater Mercedes Benz designed buses to Six Special School at the Mandla Makhuphula Education Institute in Buffalo City District at 10h00am. These buses are part of the Department’s plan to ensure access to quality education for all learners including those learners living with disabilities.

This delivery by the department is part of the ongoing transformation program which is mean to uplift the light of learners with disability whilst at the same time it puts inclusive education as an epitome of an inclusive society. These buses are specially designed and fitted with features to accommodate and transport learners with special needs.

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