LEPHALALE — The social services working group in conjunction with Jacques Snyman from the Lephalale Development Forum (LDF) are working on several projects and Snyman recently reported that some of the projects are completed.
Regarding the upgrading of the community centre halls and buildings:
Snyman says the refurbishment of the Seleka Tribal offices and hall is completed and handed over.
The Mokuruanyane Community Hall is completed and handed over in November 2015 and the Shongoane Community Hall is 70% completed and the handover is planned for March 2016.
Regarding the upgrading of schools and creches:
The refurbishment of the Olifantsdrift Primary School are NST Majadibodu crèche are completed and both projects are handed over. The construction of Tshukudu Primary School started in the first week of November 2015 and is still going strong. The working group thanked Eskom Medupi for their great contribution to the communities of Lephalale.
(The LDF was established in 2008 to assist various role players with the expansion of Lephalale as a result of Medupi. The LDF brings various public and private stakeholders such as Eskom, Exxaro and the Lephalale Muncipality together as partners in growth. The aim of the LDF is to identify and facilitate projects which benefit the community of Lephalale and surroundings. The LDF established five working groups to address issues such as local economic development, infrastructure and housing needs, social needs and challenges, labour- and skills development requirements, as well as environmental sustainability challenges).