Teachers’ graduation

We are extremely proud of the 19 ECD teachers, all sponsored by the Bulungula Incubator, who successfully completed an accredited level 4 ECD training and attended their graduation ceremony in Mthatha. Nine of the teachers are from the 4 preschools that are supported by the BI and the other 10 are from Mdumbi. This training is a … READ MORE

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