Major Schools Upgrade Across the Country Nears Completion

by | Apr 26, 2023 | Crime & Courts, Local News | 0 comments

Major Schools Upgrade Across the Country Nears Completion
Mako Jerera
Government will soon complete the upgrading of most school’s infrastructure across the country with most of the projects now almost done.
In a post-cabinet brief yesterday, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the project is targeting schools from ECD to Secondary Schools in all provinces.
“The upgrading of school infrastructure across the provinces has reached 81 percent completion.
“Government is supporting the programme through resources from Devolution funds, and has taken over the responsibility for ECD infrastructure provision from parents,” she said.
Some projects are Benza Primary School in Masvingo Province; Sanya Primary in Mashonaland Central; St. John Baptist Secondary in Manicaland; Luwande Primary in Matabeleland South, in partnership with development partners.
Ruvimbo Primary in Mashonaland West; Hatcliffe 1 Council Primary in Harare; and Cowdray Park Primary in Bulawayo.
Government is also working on the construction and conversion of laboratories in selected schools, the project has since reached 76 percent.
“Work is in progress at Valukhalo Secondary in Mangwe District in Matabeleland South; Seke 3 High and Mufakose 2 High in Harare; Dandawa High in Hurungwe; Mutungagore Secondary in Mashonaland Central; and Gogo High School in Lupane District in Matabeleland North”
Meanwhile, the construction of a 32-bed girls’ hostel and solar electrification of the facility at Fatima High School has reached 35 percent of completion, while the electrification is 75 percent.
“Government and Development partners are collaborating on the project.
“Free wifi facilities have been installed at Cowdray Park Primary School in Bulawayo Metropolitan Province,” she said.