Government will provide more at least US$60 million (E600 000) towards the overall financing of the LUSIP phase 2 project.
This was announced by the Hon. Prime Minister Dr Sibusiso Dlamini at the LUSIP II extension donor conference held at the Royal Swazi Sun Convention Centre.Phase 1 LUSIP is currently benefitting 20 000 individuals.
Government has given the Ministry of Education and Training a directive to accelerate training for all teachers in special schools as a means to combat discrimination of learners with special needs.
The Minister for Education and Training Dr Phineas Magagula says the key element to combat discrimination is promoting inclusive education and equality for all learners with special needs and disabilities, including deaf learners.