Category Archives: Early Childhood Development

Nine pre-schools receive container classrooms

Breadline Africa set another organisational record on Tuesday, 23 October 2018, when representatives of nine pre-schools excitedly attended an event celebrating the opening of their new container classrooms. The nine pre-schools, all of which are supported by The Unlimited Child, are located in Tshelimnyama, Amaoti, Molweni, Wentworth and KwaNgcolosi, in the eThekwini Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Norah’s Educare Centre Classroom Handover

Norah’s Educare Centre Classroom Handover – Friday 4 May 2018

On a bright winter day, the children and staff of Norah’s Educare Centre in Benoni, Gauteng, were the grateful recipients of a 12-metre converted shipping container kindly funded by Shell. It has been partitioned into two classrooms for the facility’s Grade R children. Norah’s Educare Centre started out in 1998 with four children, and now

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Likhoni Langa Care Centre, Handover of 60m2 Prefabricated Classroom, Kitchen & Toilets, 27 March 2018

Likhoni Langa Care Centre was established in 2013 by Andiswa Mabhoko and her husband, Andrew.They received notice from their landlords that the property was no longer available to them and Andiswa was able to secure land from the local municipality to move the facility but was at a loss as to how to fund the

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Breadline Africa ECD

Siyahluma Crèche and Aftercare, Handover of 60m2 Prefabricated Classroom, Kitchen & Toilets, 27 March 2018

On a warm, sunny autumn day in Zwelethemba Township, Worcester, Western Cape, Siyahluma Crèche and Aftercare were the beneficiaries of a 60m2 prefabricated classroom, a renovated container kitchen and a converted container toilet facility. The facility was established in 2013 and previously all 59 children were taught in one big church hall which proved to

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Breadline Africa classroom

Teletubbies Educare, Classroom Handover, 23 March 2018

Breadline Africa and local non-profit organisation, A Reaching Hand, partnered to provide a six-metre converted shipping container classroom to Teletubbies Educare, an informally established early childhood development (ECD) centre in the Cape Town suburb of Uitsig. It was started in August 2009 by Leonie Geldenhuys, at her home, to keep the children off the streets

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Breadline Africa ECD Centre

Born Again Educare Centre, Classrooms/Kitchen/Toilets Handover, 22 March 2018

On a warm, windy autumn day in Cape Town, the children of Born Again Educare Centre were the recipients of three containers that had been creatively converted to form two classrooms, a kitchen and toilets. Two of the containers were kindly donated by Grandbuild. The centre is situated in Khayelitsha, and many of the parents

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Breadline Africa ECD centre

Khomanani Educare Centre, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, Western Cape, Classrooms, Toilet and Kitchen Handover, 25 January 2018

On a scorching summer’s day in Cape Town, the children and carers at Khomanani Educare Centre were the grateful recipients of a prefabricated 60m2 classroom for their Grade R class, along with a six-metre toilet container and a 12-metre container divided into a kitchen and classroom for the babies. Breadline Africa’s Programme Manager, Puleng Phooko

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Masingita Childern's Ministry

Masingita Children’s Ministry, Vischkuil, Springs, Gauteng, Classrooms and Kitchen Handover, 20 November 2017

Masingita Children’s Ministry was established in 2006 and caters for 55 children in the mining community of Springs in Gauteng. Springs lies 50 kilometres east of Johannesburg and was founded as a coal and gold mining town in 1904. In 1962, Springs produced 10% of the country’s gold and 9% of its uranium but the

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Phakamani Educare and Aftercare, Mfuleni, Cape Town, Classroom and Toilet Handover, 20 November 2017

Each year, Breadline Africa commemorates World Toilet Day on 19 November by donating a container toilet facility to a school in need. On Monday 20 November 2017, Phakamani Educare in Mfuleni, on the outskirts of Cape Town received their own flushing toilet unit, along with a new classroom. The pre-school was established in 2012, and

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