We provide quality Early Childhood Development Programmes and services for the benefit of young children their families and their communities, throughout South Africa. Our programmes are offered nationally with the support of partner organisations.
Our programmes promote the holistic development of young children and contribute towards increasing access and improving the quality of ECD in South Africa.
We offer the following programmes:
- Integrated ECD Programme
- Family Outreach Programme
- ECD Registration Programme
- Cape Town Museum of Childhood
- Leadership and Management
- #Right to ECD
The programmes we offer cover a wide range of activities including: infrastructure upgrades; equipment provision and training; skills training workshops; home-visiting sessions; parent education workshops; ECD management training; ECD centre support; organisational support; literacy and numeracy workshops and resource distribution.
In addition to our core programmes, we also offer the following:
- Research in the field of early childhood development
- Advice on ECD, NPO management and fundraising
- Knowledge sharing through our ECD Helpline
- ECD Conferences
- ECD Campaigns
- ECD advocacy initiatives
Our programmes are made possible through the support of our donors, partners, self-generated income, sound management of finances, and of course, the willingness of communities to work with us to put young children first.
We would like to thank our partners, donors and colleagues for their support. Together with the communities in which we work, our programmes have made a significant difference in the lives of many thousands of teachers, families and young children, and will continue to do so for many years to come.