“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

First Day of School!

It was a big day for many children of Xhora Mouth as they experienced their first day of school.  For many, this was their first day of school ever!  Three Pre Schools in the villages of Mgojweni, Folokhwe and Nqileni are up and running with the last preschool in Tshezi expected to open soon. For … READ MORE