ECD at home

Our new project, ECD @ home,  funded by the Starfish Foundation, aims to involve parents in the Early Childhood Development of their babies starting from the crucial first days of the child’s life. The plan is first to train our home-based carers in ECD for children aged 0-3 years. They will then train the parents when delivering the age appropriate toys to … READ MORE

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”

This month’s workshop for the parents was about the importance of books in their children’s lives. The workshop facilitator was Phikiswa, one of the Jujurha Preschool teachers. Phikiswa started by welcoming the parents and explaining that the topic of the day was books and the significance of reading. Most of the parents cannot read themselves or … READ MORE

ECD training for Mentor Mothers in Zithulele

Our collaboration with the Philani outreach programme continues to grow strong with the training exchange that began this month. Jujurha Pre-school principal, Funeka, together with the Education Programme Manager, Lindiwe, spent a week at Zithulele hospital training the Mentor Mothers (MM) on Early Childhood Develpoment (ECD). They started by explaining what ECD is, why it is important for the child … READ MORE

Mamas make message holders for the Jujurha children

Community participation and parent involvement in education is an important aspect of the Bulungula Incubator’s work in the area. Monthly workshops on a variety of different subjects are held for the parents, grandparents or caregivers which aim to encourage participation in the children’s development and education. This month, the workshop was on how to make … READ MORE

Learning about the ocean

Our Grade R children at Jujurha Preschool had another fun lesson learning about the ocean and the creatures that live in it. Most of the children in our area are still afraid of the ocean and cannot swim despite the fact they live next to one of the most beautiful beaches on the Wild Coast. The lesson aimed … READ MORE