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…

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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…

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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…

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Book Week with GROW Educare Centres

Our recent #BookWeek was a great success: all our early learning centres used the opportunity to make reading fun! Theme tables, puppet shows, character dress-ups, guest readers, and much more. Well done and thank you to all our GROW Educare Centres and our Education team.   Thank you to everyone who donated books!

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How to choose the right preschool or ECD centre for your child in 2021

GROW Educare Centres helps local women to establish excellent, high-quality Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres in developing neighbourhoods. We believe that high-quality private school level education should be accessible and affordable for everyone in South Africa. ECD Centres are also often called Educare Centres, Creches or PreSchools. Why should I send my child to a…

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Meet ECD Owner Jillian Hortense | Hamptons Nursery, Creche & Preschool

Franchisee Name: Jillian Hortense Centre Name: Hamptons Nursery, Creche & Preschool Location: Eldorado Park, Johannesburg, South Africa. Meet Jillian Hortense, the Principal of Hamptons Nursery, Creche & Preschool in Eldorado Park. She first discovered her love of working with children when she became a Sunday school teacher at her grandmother’s church at the age of…

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Real stories: Women in the ECD sector suffer harshly under lockdown and covid19 impact

Lockdown has been hard for many, but the Early Childhood Development (ECD) sector has been hit particularly hard. This industry is run by women working to educate children between 0 and five years old – a crucial time in a child’s development when children learn the skills they need to reach their full potential in…

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Giving Tuesday 2020: 10 Ideas for individuals and organisations

What is Giving Tuesday? GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires…

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