PILLARS OF SUPPORT
Feeding our children is the foundation of our programme because nutrition is essential for learning, cognitive development and healthy growth.
Malnutrition is a major underlying cause of death in 64% of South Africa’s children under the age of five (UNICEF).
We repair or build brand new ECD Centres using simple but effective construction materials and create warm, clean and safe environments for the children.
The aim is that all our ECD Centres become Government compliant and Department of Social Development (DSD) registered in order to apply for Government funding/aid.
W A S H
(Water, Sanitation &
Our WASH pillar focuses on improving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in the ECD Centres and ensuring that, where possible, each ECD is WASH compliant.
To create and maintain health standards, we ensure running water and flushing toilets in each of our ECD Centres.
Teachers have one of the most important jobs in the world, they are building our future generations. In such hostile environments where education is the key to a better life, the role of teachers is enhanced.
We provide support, training, mentoring and evaluation for teachers within the townships, encouraging their personal development and ensuring high standards of teaching in order to get children ‘School-Ready’.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
We facilitate access to education programmes that meet the national curriculum and get kids ‘School-Ready’.