Many living on handouts as debt piles up
DOZENS of Eastern Cape teachers, who have gone months without their salaries, are desperate for their money as they fear losing their homes, cars and other belongings as their financial woes pile up.
About 100 newly appointed teachers from across the province have come forward, saying they had not seen a cent in salaries since they were appointed in January.
The teachers say they have been forced to live on handouts and accumulating loans as they deal with “excuse after excuse” from the department.
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