Oprah, local dignitaries and the community came together in March 2007 to celebrate the school's official opening.
"Seven Fountains Primary School is a wonderful example of what a community can do when it comes together with a common goal to help educate its children," Oprah says. "The Seven Fountains School is an example of what school in South Africa can become. And it is my prayer that the power of education may fuel, may inspire, and empower the lives of learners for generations to come."
Read about the Creating Schools project.