Cedar House students bring scooters, gifts and party packs

The annual visit of Cedar House School in Cape Town is always a highlight at the Jujurha Education Centre. The enthusiasm and generosity of the students is inspiring and this year they brought gifts of teaching materials, toothbrushes & toothpaste, library books and much more. The children were particularly thrilled with the bright blue, red and silver scooters (which are favourite toys) and they are now being ridden at breakneck speed down the slope in our garden, out of the gate and into our (safe) roadway! Games and parties for the Preschool as well as the primary school children rounded off a happy visit by these special friends.

Parents are a child’s 1st teachers

Funeka, our Grade R teacher and a skilled facilitator, presented a thought-provoking and enjoyable workshop for 28 mothers, grandparents and even 1 father – the community tractor driver! Traditionally very young children spend many hours on their mothers’ backs and they lack even the most basic toys and books. After Funeka had emphasized how vitally … READ MORE