2010-2012 | Ithuba Skills College Mzamba Mouth

Mzamba Mouth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

The project “Ithuba Wild Coast” includes the construction of an elementary school that additionally to the first eight school classes offers also practice-oriented High school training with the emphasis on tourism.

Basic infrastructure would be constructed within the community to improve the school accessibility. The school will be steadily developing and growing over the next ten years.There will be realized two preschool classes, seven primary school classes, five high school classes and furthermore all the necessary infrastructure. NGO “Mojo Fullscale Studio” and students of architecture of Graz University of Technology started in 2010 the construction of the first classes of the primary school.

Mzamba Mouth region is located in the Eastern Cape province, a former “home”of the apartheid regime, where vast majority of the population to the ethnic group pondos belongs. Eastern Cape province is compared to other provinces in South Africa notably economically deprived.

The project was created in close cooperation with Austrian and South African NGO “S²arch” (“Ithuba”).

 

Projects

School

Planning: February 2010 – June 2010
Completion: July – August 2010

Infrastructure and Sewer system

Planning: 2010 – 2012
Completion: 2010 – 2012