15 rainwater harvesting tanks to be handed over to 15 schools in Alexandria, Johannesburg


The Deputy Minister Basic Education Mr Enver Surty will on Thursday, 27 March 2014 join Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, Deputy Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs to officially handover Rainwater Harvesting Tanks to 15 schools in Alexandra.

Rand Water Foundation funded the Rainwater Harvesting Tanks initiative aimed at School Water Supply, Demand Management and Households Poverty Eradication through: Installation of rain water harvesting equipment in 15 participating schools; Encouraging schools and nearby communities to grow food gardens for households’ poverty eradication and food security, and conducting school and community awareness on using water wisely.

The official proceedings will take place as follows:

Venue:             San Kopano Multipurpose Centre, Alexandra

Date:               27 March 2014

Time:               10H00

Media Enquiries:  Peter Mbelengwa – 082 611 8197 (Spokesperson for Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi)