The Creating Schools Charitable Trust was established to develop schools that are not only educational institutions, but also vibrant hubs for learning and growth in the surrounding community. We are currently using the ammado platform to accept donations.
Two rural schools have been jointly awarded the top honours for architecture for their environmentally sustainable designs. Lebone II College in Phokeng in the North West province and Vele Secondary School in Limpopo shared the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture. The schools’ design could serve as a model for how educational facilities are built, and […]
This new school demonstrates the benefits of community involvement in an educational project. The local community was involved in the planning, design and construction of this school, and now makes use of the facilities outside of school hours. There is a strong sense of community ownership, with a high demand for places and no incidences […]
Acknowledgement: School infrastructure from local resources, Vele and Vryheid, South Africa School infrastructure from local resources, transforms schools into community centers of lifelong learning. Here, sustainable livelihoods training can take place – energy efficiency, renewable energy use, rainwater harvesting and local food production are all part of the program. Click here to download the poster […]
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Schools play a critical role in the life of communities especially those situated in remote and forgotten areas. Part of the Creating Schools initiative, the project based its development on input from the local community. Video produced by: Breinstorm // thinkfilm.tv // The Kinetic