Winter uniforms an added burden on parents

Poor families face the same dilemma every winter — to provide heat or food? If you add to that the need for winter school uniforms, this becomes a three-way deadlock.

As a majority of South Africans struggle financially due to the economic impact of Covid-19, for many pupils in the Eastern Cape their struggles lie within the four walls of their classrooms...

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