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Creating a safe and dignified school environment in the Western Cape

Kwikspace is responding to the Basic Education Department’s mandate to eradicate inappropriate structures in schools, specifically unsafe classroom structures and dangerous, unhygienic pit latrines. Partnering with the Department of Public Works as a selected preferred supplier, Kwikspace is assisting DPW to improve school infrastructure across the Western Cape.

The need for school infrastructure support is overwhelming. Kwikspace is currently servicing orders for classrooms and ablutions. Kwikspace’s self-contained ablutions replace pit latrines. “A safe and dignified school environment is part of the right to education,” says Mico Botha, Kwikspace Regional Manager, Cape Town. “Kwikspace takes great pride in being able to provide safe spaces for children to learn and grow.”

Kwikspace offers innovative prefabricated modular products as alternative building solutions for any sector requirement and all infrastructure needs. Kwikspace’s efficiency, quality products and exceptional service make them preferred suppliers for the Department of Education in the Western Cape. Kwikspace’s modular classrooms and ablutions have assisted over 150 000 learners throughout South Africa receive schooling in a safe and dignified environment.

Kwikspace manufactures prefabricated modular classrooms that are safe, hygienic and learner-friendly, in under four weeks. High-quality polyurethane injected panels provide excellent thermal insulation and noise reduction with a lower carbon footprint. They are effective in preventing dust, water and insects, making them an ideal mobile learning environment. Panels are coated in 0.5 mm Aluzinc painted steel, providing improved corrosion resistance and increased durability. Lighting, electrical plug points for teaching aids, blackboards and pin boards are standard with all modular school buildings.

Kwikspace is taking on the challenge to bring clean, safe ablution facilities to schools across the country. Modular prefabricated buildings are as comfortable as traditional buildings and our panels are easily cleaned, hygienic and require low maintenance. All electrical fittings like lights, light switches, plug sockets and required cabling come standard with each Kwikspace modular prefabricated ablutions. Our ablution facilities are connected to a sewer system or conservancy tank.