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Author: Paul Westgate

Why God made teachers

The struggle to learn; Educating Ourselves Last year on the invitation of my good friend Harmen Oostra, I found myself photographing the Nkente Junior Secondary School situated in the Kentani area of the Eastern Cape. Harmen is Chairman of the Siyafunda Education Support Trust which he and his wife Sanny initiated in 2005. The Trust also managed to establish a Siyafunda Foundation in the Netherlands with the objective of raising funds for the Trust in South Africa. “It struggles with a lack of space with only 5 classrooms for more than 350 children” The school is one of the...

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