Class Act – Turning Plastic Bottles Into the Building Blocks of Education

Class Act – Turning Plastic Bottles Into the Building Blocks of Education

A small company in the east of Gauteng has figured out a way to turn recycled plastic into functional building material that can be used to build classrooms countrywide. Bottles2Build turns plastic waste into square-shaped bottles which interconnect, helping to create structures. “What is really nice about the initiative is that, not only is it […]

Burundi Leaps Ahead in Educational Progress

Burundi Leaps Ahead in Educational Progress

Offering free education, making it compulsory and supporting it politically has been the winning strategy behind Burundi’s successful bid to ensure that virtually all children get a primary school education. In a recent report by the UN Secretary-General, Burundi topped the list of countries having made the greatest strides in education, although it remains among […]