GROW ECD Success Story | Nteseleng | Atlehang Preschool

First ECD to progress to Step 2 – GROW’s Quality Education Programme. Congratulations to ECD Owner and Principal, Nteseleng Theodora Hlahatsi, from Atlehang Pre-school in Dawn Park, Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa. She is the first ECD Owner to move from Step 1 to Step 2 of the GROW 5 Step to 5-Star programme. Step 2 is … Read more

GROW App Success Story – Sizinikiwe Nqeza- Qhamani Educare

ECD Owner: Testimonial Video Sizinikiwe Nqeza Centre Name: Qhamani Educare Location: Phillipi, Cape Town, South Africa. Hello, I’m Sizinikiwe Nqeza, from Qhamani Educare. We are based in the informal township of Phillipi. I am acting principal and Grade R teacher. What made me interested in the GROW program is not only that we lack equipment … Read more

GROW App Success Story – Carol Papier, Little Mermaids Educare

ECD Owner: Carol Papier Centre Name: Little Mermaids Educare Location: Kensington, Cape Town, South Africa. My name is Carol Papier from Kensington, Little Mermaids Educare centre. The GROW Programme attracted my attention. Now that I have signed up it’s much more easier for me actually to use the app than I expected. You don’t need … Read more

GROW App Success Story – Beryl Mercury, Little Footprints Montessori

ECD Owner: Beryl Mercury   Centre Name: Little Footprints Montessori Location: Retreat, Cape Town, South Africa. I’m Beryl Mercury and I’m from LittleFootprints Montessori. At the moment the challenge we face is that we have no online support or tool. The GROW programme is going to make things much easier for us. I’ve been watching … Read more

GROW App Success Story – ECD Owner Chantal Braaf, Happy Valley, Strandfontein

ECD Owner: Chantal Braaf Centre Name: Happy Valley Daycare Location: Strandfontein, Cape Town, South Africa. I’m Chantal Braaf, from Happy Valley Daycare and we are in Strandfontein. I was very interested I the GROW  Programme because we need assistance with the financial health of our small business, and guidance on how to make my ECD … Read more

Book-sharing partnership will benefit 98 GROW Educare Centre classrooms

GROW Educare Centre classrooms across the country will soon benefit from beautiful wordless picture books paired with research-backed book-sharing principles thanks to a partnership with Mikulu Trust. This collaboration is made possible by Mandela Day related donations from individuals and corporates. Every GROW Educare Centre will receive a set of locally produced wordless picture books … Read more

Ouma-Vics Daycare & Pre-school – True success story

ECD Centre Owner: Victoria Maharaj (left) and her daughter Chantel Qobolo – headteacher and manager (featured in photos below) Centre Name: Ouma-Vics Daycare & Pre-school Location: President Park, Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa Date: May 2021 Mother-Daugther ECD Centre adopts technology and business thinking Ouma Vic’s Preschool and Grade R in Midrand, run by Victoria Maharaj … Read more

Mandela Day 2021 – Help early learning centres, teachers and children.

Take action. Inspire change. Make every day a Mandela Day.   Mandela Day is celebrated on 18 July every year. It is an opportunity for individuals and organisations to take collective action in a meaningful way – and leave a legacy – in honour of Nelson Mandela. How can you make a difference on Mandela … Read more

SOUTH AFRICA’S ECD FACILITIES TO BENEFIT GREATLY FROM GROW EDUCARE CENTRES’ NEW TECH INNOVATION

Local non-profit social enterprise, GROW Educare Centres (GROW), has an ambitious vision to establish a 5-star early learning centre that unlocks human potential in every neighbourhood across South Africa. To make this possible, the organisation is calling on all Early Childhood Development (ECD) facilitators to join their new innovative programme that aims to help ECD … Read more