This school has 300 students and no running water

The kitchen at Mahlubini Junior Secondary School near Cofimvaba. Photo by Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik.

The school gets water from a few rainwater tanks. But when GroundUp visited the school last week the gutters were broken and there was no water available. The only electricity in the school is in a small room which is used as a staff room, principal’s office and storeroom.