Pietermaritzburg woman’s lifetime dedication to educating the deprived

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Planting seeds of knowledge …  Teacher  Nikiel  Budram with Pietermaritz Primary pupils.
Planting seeds of knowledge … Teacher Nikiel Budram with Pietermaritz Primary pupils.
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Since before starting her very own school in 2006, Mala Singh had already made a commitment to dedicate her life to educating the underprivileged.

She founded the Pietermaritz Primary School after working at a private school for 12 years.

Singh told The Witness her experience working in a private school fuelled her dream to give underprivileged pupils access to quality education.

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