The Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Honorable Talita Monnakgotla has donated 200 packs of sanitary towels to junior secondary schools in Kgalagadi North constituency.

Honourable Monnakgotla, who is also area Member of Parliament has embarked on initiatives geared toward improving lives of communities in rural areas, in line with Vision 2036 pillar of human and social development, Reset Agenda priority of mindset change, eliminating inferiority complex as well as the Ministry’s strategy and transformation plan (MSTP 2021-25) pillars on building resilient, inclusive and sustainable local economies and providing inclusive and shock responsive social protection services.

The Honourable Minister says she is inspired by constant engagement with rural area communities and the feedback she receives as Member of Parliament for Kgalagadi North on the growing needs of communities, especially those in remote settlements given their low level of economic activities as majority of the people have no or limited income streams and heavily rely on social benefits.