20 August 2014
Western Cape MEC of Social Development
Albert Fritz together with MEC of Cultural Affairs and Sport Nomafrench Mbombo
conducted an oversight visit to the Cornflower Primary School Mass
Participation, Opportunity and access, development and growth Programme.
The visits was to make sure the MOD centre
is a safe place where learners can play sport, participate in cultural
activities and study after school hours.
Ministerial Spokesperson Siviwe Gwarube said The Department
of Social Development introduced an R18-million feeding component to the MOD
centres. The budget for this vital nutritional component has increased to R32
million in 2014/15.
Gwarube said the meals have improved and access to the
service has been expanded to 140 schools across the province.
“We intend to continue expanding the reach of this
programme, improving and investing in it for the benefit of young people in the
Western Cape Gwarube added.
Labels: WC Government has modified the MOD Programme to benefit more young people