Students from the School of Economics and Business Sciences (SEBS) went out to the Johannesburg Hospital School for children with autism, where they painted two classrooms as part of their annual community outreach project.
These pictures were featured on the Wits Vuvuzela Facebook page and Instagram account.
BRUSHING UP: SEBS students painted two classrooms at Johannesburg Hospital School. Photo: Lameez Omarjee
COMMUNITY CARE: Members of SEBS School Council organised the outreach project. According to Campaigns and Projects officer, Ruddy Ciamala, the group chose the school because one of their friends has a brother that attends the school. “So it’s special to us,” he said. Photo: Lameez Omarjee
FULL HOUSE: The SEBS student council was accompanied by students from the commerce faculty who wanted to support the cause and Head of School, Prof. Jannie Rossouw. Photo: Lameez Omarjee
THE MANUAL: No one had any experience in painting before, but they still managed to complete the job successfully. “It was my first time painting,” said Bursaries and Careers officer Boitshepo Gaitate. Photo: Lameez Omarjee
GENTLY: Student Philani Mzila handled the sponsored paint with care. Photo: Lameez Omarjee
MAKE A MARK: SEBS Head of School, Prof. Jannie Rossouw had an opportunity to practice his graffiti skills too. Photo: Lameez Omarjee
CLEAN SLATE: Students were eager to paint nd finished the job by 11am! Photo: Lameez Omarjee
BALANCING ACT: Even though she fears heights, student Moleboheng Mosia had the courage to paint while standing on a ladder. Photo: Lameez Omarjee
ROUGH EDGES: The group had their work cut out for them, having to sand walls. SEBS school council secretary Jinel Fourie put her nails to the test. Photo: Lameez Omarjee
UP IN THE AIR: Strategic planning officer, Jonty Sinai mastered his balancing skills while using a ladder to paint. Photo: Lameez Omarjee
FINE TUNING: SEBS school council chairperson, Erin Roman added some finishing touches to one of the classrooms. Photo: Lameez Omarjee