MEC Motsumi Hands Over State-of-the-Art Monnamere Primary School in Dinokana Village

The North West Department of Education officially handsover the newly built Monnamere Primary School in Dinokana village, Zeerust on Wednesday, 15 May 2024 with MEC for Education, Viola Motsumi, presidng over the ceremony.

The brand-new school replaces an old structure and the new school boasts a modern brick-and-mortar design, offering a conducive learning environment for pupils.

The new Monnamere Primary School features 21 classrooms, 3 Grade R classrooms, an administration block, a science laboratory, a computer laboratory, a multipurpose hall, a tuck shop, a library, a guard house, covered walkways, a soccer field, combo courts, waterborne sanitation facilities, a perimeter fence with an access gate, and ample parking.

The total project budget amounted to R131.8 million, with the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) serving as the implementing agent. The project commenced in 2021 following the handover of the site to the DBSA.

“We are proud to deliver this state-of-the-art facility to the Dinokana community. This school is testament to our commitment to providing quality education infrastructure in our province”, says MEC Motsumi.

“It is important to note that the project not only benefitted the community with a new school but also created much-needed employment opportunities.

A total of 260 people were employed during the project construction phase, including SMMEs, youth and women.”

Motsumi also urges the community to take ownership of the school and calls for active parental involvement to ensure the facility is well-maintained and fosters a productive learning environment for future generations.

For further inquiries, please contact:
Mphata Molokwane
Departmental Spokesperson
082 979 3638
Elias Malindi
Acting Head of Communication
072 892 8399

Author: tkhechane