Since the Art-at-Heart campaign was launched 16 years ago, Cashbuild has helped more than 2200 schools in Southern Africa with over R26-million worth of building materials.



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Ulundi schools gets a fresh perceptive

Delayed Ulundi school projects will now be completed thanks to the Cashbuild Art-at-Heart competition. Ulusda Christian School and Thengisangaye Primary School are just two of the eight schools that each won Cashbuild building material vouchers to the value of R12 000 on 19 March 2014 at the Cashbuild Ulundi Store Opening Ceremony.

Ulusda Christian School’s Principal ZH Ntombela said: “We are currently teaching in a church building in a rural area. We would like to use our voucher to build new classrooms.” Principal M Sikhosana from Thengisangaye Primary School said: “We would like to use our building material voucher to build a new school hall and a security guard shelter at the school’s entrance.”

At the official Cashbuild Ulundi store opening ceremony on 19 March, when the building material vouchers totaling R96 000 were presented to all eight schools, the children entertained everyone with singing, cultural dances and theatrical performances. The Cashbuild Art-at-Heart competition entails learners from each school submitting their best artwork to Cashbuild. This artwork is displayed at the ceremony, and then remains on display in the Cashbuild store for the next five years.

Artwork was judged and three winners from each school were named. Winners received Cashbuild Art-at-Heart gold, silver and bronze certificates for first, second and third place respectively. The Manager’s Choice award was also presented to the overall winner, Shandu Siphumuzo from Godlumkhonto Primary School for the artwork competition. This award was announced on the day and the winner received a stationery pack and a glass trophy.

The schools and children that benefited from the Cashbuild Art-at-Heart donations were:

Godlumkhonto Primary School

R12,000  
 

Mxolisi Mkhwanazi – Gold

 
 

Mandisa Buthelezi – Silver

 
 

Nkosinathi Mathe – Bronze

 

Ulusda Christian School

R12,000
 

Nompumelelo Mbambo – Gold

 
 

Solomuzi Nzimande – Silver

 
 

Sinqobile Mthethwa – Bronze

 

Thengisangaye Primary School

R12,000
  Nombulelo Mazibuko – Gold  
 

Petros Mpofu – Silver

 
 

Mbuli Mandla – Bronze

 

Nkonjeni Primary School

R12,000
 

Zakhele Msimango– Gold

 
 

Andile Dumisa   – Silver

 
 

Nduduzo Makhanya – Bronze

 

Njomelwane Primary School

R12,000
 

Nomcebo Zuma  – Gold

 
 

Sethabile Zungu – Silver

 
 

Nosihle Makhanya– Bronze

 

Mabedlana Primary School

R12,000
 

Nkanyiso Mthethwa – Gold

 
 

Asethembe Masango – Silver

 
 

Sandiso Mbatha – Bronze

 

Dawiesville Primary School

R12,000
 

Mthoko Makhoba – Gold

 
 

Nkosinathi Masondo – Silver

 
 

Lindokuhle Sithole   – Bronze

 

Mphothi Primary School

R12,000
 

Lamlani Dlamini – Gold

 
 

Manqoba Zulu – Silver

 
 

Simanga Mthembu  – Bronze

 
 

Since the Art-at-Heart campaign was launched in 2001, Cashbuild has helped more than 870 schools with over R9-million worth of building materials. 
Cashbuild is BEE compliant and every time a store is opened, relocated or refurbished, Cashbuild not only makes donations to local schools, but also creates jobs for community members.

The Art-at-Heart competition is a national Cashbuild initiative whereby donations are made to some of the country’s most needy schools.



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