Special treatment for Galton special learners

Alina Garises, PR Superintendent at Dundee Precious Metals with the special learners at Galton Primary School in Tsumeb.

“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom and Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb is serious about education. Therefore, to show our support to [education] we are donating schoolbags to you today ” said Alina Garises, Public Relations Superintendent at Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb when the smelter operator gave each of the learners in the special class at Galton Primary his or her own schoolbag.

The special class consists of pupils with special needs, meaning each has a medical, emotional, or learning problem. The class is called special because they need extra support and devotion from their teachers in school said teacher, Saima Shavula. She thanked Dundee for putting a smile on her learners’ faces.
Francis Galton primary school is thriving in terms of achievements displayed in their reception area. The school’s principal Mrs Cornelia Erasmus said it all comes with team work. “I want to say thank you, this is the first time they receive something, and we are so grateful” she said.
Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb assists schools through the Tsumeb Community Trust. To date, the trust has helped nine educational institutions to a combined value far exceeding N$500,000.