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Absa Sesego Cares and other donors have provided R1,5million for revamping eight classrooms at the Leseding Learning Academy at Orange Farm in the Vaal.
The non-profit organisation's membership comprises the banking group's employees' spouses. It was founded in 2006.
Its main objective is to get its members involved in making a sustainable contribution to the well-being of communities across Southern Africa.
Leseding will receive other facilities, including:
l A total of 400 desks and chairs;
l Teachers' desks and cupboards;
l Exactly 1200 stationery packs, 1400 pottery mugs and 1400 lunch boxes; and
l A monthly supply of learning material and 500 suitcases.
People who are interested in contributing to Leseding Learning Academy can deposit money in:
Leseding Learning Academy
Account number: 9195492715
Type of account: Club Account
Branch: Orange Farm
Branch code: 632005
l Absa also cooperates and collaborates with Sowetan and the Aggrey Klaaste Nation Building Foundation in its youth development and crime prevention, and early childhood development.