Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson to hand over Eco-Furniture school desks to Ubuhlebemvelo Primary School
19 February 2016
The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms. Barbara Thomson, will on Monday 22 February 2016 hand over Eco-Furniture School Desks to the UBuhlebemvelo Primary School, in Mtubatuba, Kwa Zulu-Natal.
The Deputy Minister was approached by the UBuhlebemvelo Primary School, with a special request to assist the destitute learners with school needs such as the desks, school bags and stationery.
The Eco-Furniture Programme which is the Department of Environmental Affairs’ Natural Resource Management Programmes and Environmental Programmes brain-child, is a job creation initiative that offers opportunities to unemployed South Africans. Furniture such as eco-desks, walking sticks and chess board tables are produced out of the alien invasive plants.
Members of the media are invited to cover this event as follows:
Date: 22 February 2016
Venue: UBuhlebemvelo Primary School
Tel: 012 399 9986
Cell: 076 307 9634
For media enquiries contact:
Cell: 082 898 6483