Siya Kolisi gives back to his former primary school

08 August 2019 - 12:49 By Jessica Levitt
Siya Kolisi said the school received 20 new iPads.
Siya Kolisi said the school received 20 new iPads.
Image: Instagram/Siya Kolisi

Springbok rugby captain Siya Kolisi's dream has become a reality. He partnered with iStore in the #iSchoolAfrica programme to provide rural and township schools with iPads.

Kolisi posted images of himself at Port Elizabeth's Emsengeni Primary School, which he attended as a child.

He said the initiative helps provide under-resourced schools with technology.

"This initiative is not only impacting the lives of the students by helping them find their passion, but also teachers in under-resourced, rural and township schools. Can't wait to see what these kids do one day!"

Polity reports that the programme will include the roll-out of a mobile iPad lab, curriculum apps, ongoing teacher training and the monitoring of results. 

The school received 20 new iPads as part of the programme.