Dr Tshepo Motsepe to address launch of the Kgatlamping Primary School “Pink Room” Safe Space Initiative
First Lady Dr Tshepo Motsepe will on Saturday, 10 October 2020, deliver the keynote address at the launch of the Kgatlamping Primary School “Pink Room” Safe Space Initiative in Tembisa Township, Johannesburg.
Dr Motsepe will undertake this engagement in her capacity as Patron of the South African Civil Society for Women’s, Adolescents’ and Children’s Health (SACSoWACH).
The launch will unveil six refurbished classrooms which will provide social support services, leadership training, entrepreneurial training, career guidance, art training and indoor/outdoor gardening training to young learners.
The “Pink Room” Safe Space initiative is led by The Pink Forum, a youth-centred non– profit organisation working in Tembisa and Kempton Park.
The Pink Forum aims to respond to a number of socio-economic challenges confronted by youths living in disadvantaged communities. The Pink Room Safe Space initiative through which the Forum is impacting positively on the communities in which it is active.
The launch will be attended by representatives from the Gauteng provincial departments of education and social development, the South African Police Service, Ekurhuleni Municipality, the non-governmental organisation Imbewu and parents. Partnership among these stakeholders has enabled the Kgatlamping Primary School “Pink Room” Safe Space to become a reality.
Source: Government of South Africa